Eel | Spiny Eel

Eel | Spiny Eel

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Scientific Name: Macrognathus Siamensis

Common Name: Spiny Eel

Adult Size: 11 inch

 Habitat: Southeast Asia

Minimum Tank Size: 35 Gallon 

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 73 to 82.° F
  • pH Range: 6.0-8.0 
  • Hardness Range: 6-25

    Temperament: Peaceful

    Diet & Nutrition:  They feed at night on insect larvae, crustaceans, and worms.Like all spiny eels they prefer a diet of live and fresh frozen foods such as brine shrimp, black worms, earthworms or bloodworms. 

    Breeding & Spawning: The Spiney Eel has not been bred in captivity.

    Gender: Sexual differences are unknown and it is almost impossible to identify the sexes, though a mature female may be more full bodied.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart


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