Garden Eel - Heteroconger Hassi
Garden Eel - Heteroconger Hassi

Garden Eel - Heteroconger Hassi

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Garden Eel: A Fascinating Addition to Your Marine Aquarium

Introducing the Garden Eel, a fascinating and captivating species that brings a touch of the ocean's beauty and mystery to your marine aquarium. With their unique appearance and intriguing behavior, these eels create an enchanting underwater landscape reminiscent of a vibrant coral reef.

Key Features:

1. Graceful and Serene Appearance: Marvel at the graceful and serene appearance of the Garden Eel. With their slender bodies and elongated form, these eels sway gently in the currents, resembling blades of seagrass swaying in the ocean breeze, adding movement and life to your aquarium.

2. Burrowing Behavior: Admire the burrowing behavior of the Garden Eel. These eels spend much of their time nestled in the sandy substrate, with only their upper bodies protruding above the surface, creating the illusion of a garden blooming on the ocean floor.

3. Peaceful and Community-Friendly: Appreciate the peaceful and community-friendly nature of the Garden Eel. These eels are non-aggressive and coexist harmoniously with a variety of tank mates, making them suitable for community aquariums with other compatible marine species.

4. Captivating to Watch: Benefit from the captivating presence of the Garden Eel. Their mesmerizing movements and curious behavior provide endless entertainment for aquarium enthusiasts, offering a glimpse into the fascinating world of marine life.

Care Instructions:

  • Difficulty Level: Expert Only. Garden Eels require specific tank conditions and regular maintenance to thrive.

  • Aquarium Size: Provide a spacious aquarium of at least 50 gallons to accommodate a small group of Garden Eels. Ensure the tank has a sandy substrate with a depth of at least 6 inches to allow for burrowing.

  • Water Parameters: Maintain stable water conditions with a temperature range of 72-78°F (22-26°C), pH level of 8.1-8.4, and salinity of 1.020-1.025. Use a high-quality protein skimmer and perform regular water changes to ensure optimal water quality.

  • Feeding: Offer a varied diet consisting of small live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, and finely chopped seafood. Supplement their diet with commercial marine pellets or flakes formulated for carnivorous fish.

Maximum Size: The Garden Eel typically reaches a maximum size of approximately 14 inches , depending on species and tank conditions.

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