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Old 02-26-2011, 01:26 PM   #1
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Exclamation Will current fish be OK with eel?

i have a toby puffer fish, 1 tomato clown, 2 domino damsels, and a niger trigger fish i have a friend bringing over a snowflake eel later on and i was curious am i going to have any problems with the fish that are in their now? its a baby snowflake eel none of them are small enough to fit in its mouth
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Old 02-26-2011, 01:40 PM   #2
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Once fully grown, the eel will see the damsels and clown as food.
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Old 02-26-2011, 02:05 PM   #3
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yeap eal will find them tasty i was gona get one but never did because of the same reasons lol
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to be honest thats really not a bad thing i really hate my damsels lol i want them out so bad but its impossible to catch them but thanks for the help guys!
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What size tank do you have? Equipment? (just out of curiosity)
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Old 02-26-2011, 04:56 PM   #6
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50 gallon tank with a uv sterilizer eheim cannister filter (100 gallons worth of filtration) protein skimmer and about 40 lbs of live rock and one more question if you could answer i have these mini vodka bottles that i think would look cool in the tank if i boiled them to kill off the bacteria and w.e else inside would it be ok in the tank or no?
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You could try it, but I personally wouldnt. No telling what the glass contains....
Have you considered more live rock or base rock? (snowflake eels do like some good rockwork so they can hide)
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yea i am deff getting more rock just taking it day by day you know, i got a good setup to keep them comfortable for now but as time goes on i deff plan on adding a lot more rock but i got this cool skull for the eel that i think he will deff use as his home i am getting him tonight so we will see. and that sucks those bottles would of looked cool lol o well
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that eel will eventually get to be 2-3 feet long your tank may be too small
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Old 02-28-2011, 11:56 AM   #10
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well he is fine where he is right now if he gets stressed when he is an adult then i will obv take him out
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