Scientific Name - Mastacembelus Erythrotaenia
Our Size - 14-16" (35-40cm)
Max Size - 32" (80cm)
Temperature Range - 24-28°C
pH Range - 6.0-7.5
Diet - Younger fish can be fed both live and frozen bloodworms, brine shrimp and other invertebrates. Older fish can learn to take larger food items, such as earthworms, chopped or live shrimp and pieces of fish and mussels.
Compatibility - Fire eels are generally peaceful towards tank mates, although they may be aggressive towards a member of the same species. They are generally compatible with large species setups.