Garden eel tank

Discussion in 'Fish and Invertebrates' started by Vhuang168, Jun 28, 2017.

  1. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Saw this at the Sumida Aquarium in Tokyo.

    18' long.

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  2. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Colorado member

    Pretty cool. I wonder how deep that sandbed is.
     
  3. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Hard to say with that stand there. Tank is most likely recessed with the bottom portion that we can't see.

    On another note, during my recent trip to SoCal, I did see one that was in a shallow tank with some other fish. It was actually kept in a softy tank with a filefish (that was trained to eat pellets and flakes) and a small black ear wrasse (H poeyi). Sandbed was only ~3" and the fish was in there for about 3 months. 3 of them went into the tank and only 1 acclimated to tank. It was eating flakes floating past it.

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  4. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Wonder why it's so tall, do the eels come that far out of the sand bed?
     
  5. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    I did see some extend pretty far upwards to pick at stuff.


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  6. Kremis

    Kremis Supporting Member

    trying to create a mini version of that in my nano. just spotted or were there other types too?
     
  7. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Spotted, elegant and white spot.


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