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Old 02-12-2005, 06:22 PM   #1
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EELS?

I have a 37 gallon containing 1 Tomato Clown , 1 Blue Headed Wrasse , 1 Royal Gramma , 2 Damsels , is it possible 2 hav a Snowflake or Ghost Eel with damsels or should i wait until the damsels and gramma die? can a snowflake eel live with a full grown tomato clown and 6 inch blue headed wrasse with out eating them?
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Old 02-12-2005, 06:41 PM   #2
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I would say your are pushing the bioload of your tank with what you have already. SFE will add a large bioload in a tank that size. SFE are shrimp eaters not fish, don't get me wrong if there hungry it may try to eat a small fish.
I have mine in a 55 with small clowns and a purple pseudochromis and they are all fine.
I would either get a larger tank for them all or get a new tank for just the eel.
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Old 02-13-2005, 05:48 PM   #4
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hmm yea the eel will eat small fishys and IDK about a 37 gallon it may be to small I went to my LFS yesterday they have a 2 foot eel if I didnt start reef I would so get one. I would suggest upgrading to maybe a 55 but a 65 is 18 inches wider which means more room. for that bad boy
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I have A Coral Banded Shrimp and the eel is about 7 inches , will he eat him? I will upgrade my tank to a 55 gallon is the future
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yep, he will be snack food
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My Coral Banded Shrimp Is Very Big , I never Seen one as big as mine , I have a 55 gallon FW with cichlide that grow to at least 7 inches , can i slowly accumilate my 55 FW with cichlide to 50/50 SW and FW? will the snowflake survive?
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Ta Ta shrimp the eel will eat anything that fits in its mouth.
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The Eel Cant Even fit a damsel in its mouth , it is very small
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You said it was 7 inches though correct?
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