RIBBON BLUE EEL

$69.99

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NOTE: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.

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One of the hardest fish in the hobby is also one of the brightest! The Blue Ribbon Eel has one of the highest casualty rate next to the Moorish Idol. These eels are quite unique. They are bright blue and yellow and resemble a ribbon, hence the name. They are also called Yellow Ribbon Eel and Black Ribbon Eel. Unlike the more common Snowflake Eel, the Blue Ribbon Eel is much more slim and has a very distinguishing face. They only get around forty inches, which is not very large in Eel terms. These seem like the ideal candidate for a reef tank stocked with larger bodied fish, however these require much more care then other Morays.

Eels can be a challenge to keep due to their ability to escape aquariums. Keep a tight fitting lid or light diffuser panel on the tank. Be careful when feeding as Eels eyesight is not the best. They may accidentally (or not so accidentally) bite your hand. We recommend the use of feeding tongs instead of using fingers. A bite from an Eel can cause a serious bacterial infection. It is important to clean the wound area well and immediately seek medical help if you see any signs of redness.

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Weight5 lbs
Dimensions5 × 5 × 5 in
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