Fire Eel

Fire Eel

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The Fire Eel is a nocturnal predator, and part of the Mastacembelidae family, also referred to as the Spiny Eel family. Members of this family are not true eels. They are elongated, tropical, freshwater fish that have numerous spines preceding the dorsal fin.


Scientific Name: Mastacembelus erythrotaenia
Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Water Conditions: 75-82° F, KH 10-15, pH 6.8-7.2
Max. Size: 100.0 cm
Color Form: Tan
Diet: Carnivore
Origin: Southeast Asia
Family: Mastacembelidae


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