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Old 01-06-2009, 03:22 AM   #1
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EEL Question.

I found the most beautiful eel I have ever seen in my life at Vivid this weekend. Apparently it is a (Rhinomuraena quaesita) better known as a Juvinile Blue Ribbon Eel. The question I have is a dietary one. What the **** do they eat? I have read soooo much about these beauties not wanting to grub. I have tried to spot feed it silversides and krill but to no avail. This SOB is easily spooked wen I try to feed it. He or she is at least 30 inches long and it looks exremely healthy. Has anyone ever had experience with these fellas? I am not a newbie but this is my first eel.
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Try feeding enriched ghost shrimp until you can train it over to prepared. The diet should be that of bony fish such as silversides, capelin, herring, and other non-fatty/oily fish 2-3 times weekly.

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so cool looking
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