Fish Types

Fish Types

Tessalta Eel

Details

Scientific Name: Gymnothorax favagineus
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Fish Care

Fish Diet: Fish, clam, shrimp, squid
Aggressiveness: Highly Aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Minimum Tank Size: 240gal
Max Size:
Relative Care: Easy

Description

This is a very aggressive eel that will hunt everything in the tank, especially at night. They get pretty large, about 4 to 5 feet, and should be keep in a very large tank. They should have rock or PVC for cover and hiding places. Tank mates should be very aggressive, like groupers; but not triggers; or it should be left by itself. They should be fed with a feeding stick.

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