Eels

Banded Snake Eel

Name Banded, Harlequin Snake Eel

Scientific Name Myrichthys colubrinus

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 88cm  34.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes Requires a 2'' deep fine snad bed to burrow. Found in Seagrass beds.

 

Barred Pebbletooth Moray Eel

Name Barred, Banded Pebbletooth Moray Eel

Scientific Name Echidna polyzona

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 60cm  23.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Red Sea and Indo - Pacific

Notes Prefers Crustacean based foods

 

Barredfin Moray Eel

Name Barredfin Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax zonipectus

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 47cm  18.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy

Origin Red Sea and Indo- Pacific

Chain Pebbletooth Moray Eel

Name Chain, Chainlink Pebbletooth Moray Eel

Scientific Name Echidna catenata

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 71cm  28''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean

Dragon Moray Eel

Name Dragon Moray Eel

Scientific Name Enchelycore pardalis

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 80cm  31.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes A Rare and Expensive Species.

Dwarf Golden Moray Eel

Name Dwarf Golden, Hawaiian, Pygmy Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax melatremus

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 30cm  12''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe - with Caution

Temperament Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes A 'reef safe' Moray Eel that can be kept in a reef system with other fish and inverts wth caution. Feeding on small pieces of meaty foods and mysis shrimp. Allow plenty of hiding places for the eels to retreat into.

Ghost Ribbon Eel

Name Ghost, White Ribbon Eel

Scientific Name Pseudechidna brummeri

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 103cm  40.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

Gold Spot Snake Eel

Name Gold Spot, Gold Spotted Snake Eel

Scientific Name Myrichthys ocellatus

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 102cm  40.2''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean

Notes Requires a 2'' deep fine snad bed to burrow. Found in Seagrass beds.

 

Golden Moray Eel

Name Golden, Gold Tail, Banana Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax miliaris

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 60cm  23.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe - With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean and Tropical Atlantic

Notes Golden varients (inset) are Rare and Expensive

Green Moray Eel

Name Caribbean Green Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax funebris

Min Aquaria Volume 1000L

Max Size 230cm  90.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean and Tropical Atlantic

Notes  

Jewel Horned Moray Eel

Name Jewel, Mexican Dragon Horned Moray Eel

Scientific Name Muraena lentiginosa

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 60cm  23.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy

Origin Tropical Eastern Pacific

Leopard Moray Eel

Name Leopard, Tessalata, Honeycomb Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax favagineus

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 180cm  70.8''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Ocellated Moray Eel

Name Ocellated, Black Edge Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax saxicola

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 60cm  23.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean 

Notes Found in Seagrass beds.

Peppered Bluntnosed Moray Eel

Name Peppered, Leopard, Sideria Bluntnosed Moray Eel

Scientific Name Siderea picta

Min Aquaria Volume 400L

Max Size 120cm  47.2''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

Purple Mouth Moray Eel

Name Purple Mouth Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax vicinus

Min Aquaria Volume 400L

Max Size 120cm  47.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean and Tropical Atlantic

Notes  

Ribbon Eel

Name Blue, Black, Yellow Ribbon Eel

Scientific Name Rhinomuraena quaesita

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 120cm  47.2''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes Juvenile Ribbon Eel (<60cm) are Black, As they mature into Males (60-80cm) their colour changes to Blue. Larger Males then become Females (>85cm) chaning thier colour to Yellow.

 

Sharp Tail Snake Eel

Name Sharp Tail Snake Eel

Scientific Name Myrichthys breviceps

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 102cm  40.2''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Caribbean

Skeletor Pebbletooth Moray Eel

Name Skeletor Pebbletooth Moray Eel

Scientific Name Echidna xanthospilos

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 75cm  29.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

Snowflake Pebbletooth Moray Eel

Name Snowflake, Starry Pebbletooth Moray Eel

Scientific Name Echidna nebulosa

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 75cm  29.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

Spotted Garden Eel

Name Spotted Garden Eel

Scientific Name Heteroconger hassi

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 35cm  13.8''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes Requires an 6-8'' deep sad bed in order to burrow.

 

Spotted Moray Eel

Name Spotted Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax moringa

Min Aquaria Volume 400L

Max Size 120cm  47.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Caribbean and Tropical Atlantic

Notes  

Spotted Snake Eel

Name Spotted Snake Eel

Scientific Name Myrichthys maculosus

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 100cm  39.4''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes Requires a 3'' deep fine snad bed to burrow. Found in Seagrass beds.

 

Striped Garden Eel

Name Striped, Orange Barred Garden Eel

Scientific Name Gorgasia preclara

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 38cm  15''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes Requires an 6-8'' deep sad bed in order to burrow.

White Eye Bluntnosed Moray Eel

Name White Eye, Grey Face Bluntnosed Moray Eel

Scientific Name Siderea thyrsoidea

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 65cm  25.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Peaceful 

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy

Origin Indo- Pacific

Notes  

Yellow Head Moray Eel

Name Yellow Head, Fimbriated Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnothorax fimbriatus

Min Aquaria Volume 200L

Max Size 80cm  31.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes  

 

Zebra Moray Eel

Name Zebra Moray Eel

Scientific Name Gymnomuraena zebra

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 150cm  58.8''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef Safe- With Caution

Temperament Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes  

 

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