Show off your EELS!

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  1. mdbannister

    mdbannister Ahh...the Reef Life Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award SCMAS Member Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Let's have an official eel show off thread! Post up pics of your eels here! If we can get some pics going, I'll sticky this one so we can have easy access! :D
     
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    Fantastic jeweled moray

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    Feeding time for my Golden Dwarf Moray

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    My eel sure loves some chopped octopus. What are you all feeding yours?

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    That's funny I fed mine octopus tonight also, he almost comes out of the tank. I get this awesome combo pack at the asian market; octopus tentacles. baby octopus, and squid. he goes crazy over squid too. I have a legally blind pink tail trigger in my 210 fowlr that I stick feed, he loves octopus and squid also, the others not so much. I also feed shrimp and silversides. I tried other types of fish but it was too messy.
     
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    Here is a short video clip of my Tess, enjoy!
     
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    Here's Ralph. He was being rowdy because he was about to eat
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    a few more ive had pictures3099.jpg pictures3067.jpg 100_5252.jpg 100_5246.jpg 100_5251.jpg 100_5031-1.jpg
     
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    Hey #woodguy how was the fimbriated. I've thought about one, are they of similar size and temperament as the jeweled.
     
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    i truely would not recomend a fimbriated, they are mean!!!!!, mine ended up living in the sump of my 300 for about a year till i could find him a new home
     
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    Went into observation on Tuesday. Took some krill off of a stick yesterday so I feel confident. I had some live small mollies and ghosties living with him, I saw him trying to catch a ghostie yesterday. He was very timid about taking him down; he's about 2' and very thin so he still might be a baby. I figured I'd try and stick feed him, I had to make the pieces really small but he took a fair amount. I'll try again tomorrow.

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    beautiful ribbon man
     
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    My snowflake is getting big I should take a newer pic. I got this guy at maybe 8" he was pretty small but now he's over 12" and a lot thicker.

    In the past I kept garden eels. I had to give them away before I moved. Some of my all time favorite creatures to keep. The splendid (orange ones) are not as hearty as the regular spotted ones.

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    Maui the golden dwarf.
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    Awesome eels!
     
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    My last golden dwarf turned down everything I offered in the first two weeks. Shrimp, cod fillet, oyster, scallop... so I tried squid and he instantly took it. With this eel I had him eating two days after he arrived. Dwarfs love squid.
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    Mine sure does love octopus/squid too!
     
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    Lots of dwarfs on here. This is Bobby. He is my second dwarf (I lost my first during a tank transfer. I think he burned himself wrapping around a heater). He made it through a 76 day QT while the DT was fallow for velvet (Didn't eat for over a month during a CP treatment) but immediately found his new home under a rock. He eats whatever is on the tongs. He eats squid, whitefish, silverslides, scallop, clam, etc.

     
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