X2 Pink Paddletail Eel Sml/Med Package


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Aquarium Eels are a group of Eels and Eel-like fishes that all have long snake-like bodies and similar diets. They are also very clever fish. They have a most singular habit of being escape artists, wiggling through even the smallest hole in an aquarium cover.

Fish referred to as 'Freshwater Eels' in the aquarium hobby and included here belong to various families. Some of them are true eels found in the order of Anuilliformes, like the American Eel and the European Eel members of the family Anguillidae, and the Worm Eels or Spaghetti Eels of the family Moringuidae.

Others are not true eels, but are eel-type fish. These include the well known Spiny Eels of the Mastacembelidae Family. Although these are not actually eels they surely they look like them. There is also the well known Electric Eel Electrophorus electricus. It too is not a true eel. It is actually a Naked-backed Knifefish belonging to the family Gymnotidae, bBut we are including it here because of its common "Eel" name. And then there are those fascinating Rubber Eels, which are actually aquatic amphibians!

The Eel list below includes popular types of aquarium eels and eel-like fish, as well lesser known varieties. Each fish guide has a description of the species, its place of origin, habitats and behaviors, as well as fish care to successful maintain them in an aquarium. Fish pictures are also provided within each fish guide to help with identification, and to aid in choosing the best type of Aquarium Eel for your freshwater or brackish water fish tank.
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  • Are they fresh or salt

    Hello,  This is a freshwater type.

  • Do you sell these individually or by the pair? I am looking to purchase a pink paddle eel.

    Hello,  At the moment we only sell these in pairs.

  • Cannot buy through your website. Hoping to purchase a pink paddle eel and blueberry arowana via ebay if possible? My ebay account name is Grksmith10. I would be very grateful. Thank you.

    Hello,  We sent you an email message earlier.  Please let us know if you did not get it.

  • May I keep one eel with 2 orange chromide and 1 knight goby in a 30 gallon tank?

    Hello,  Yes you should be able to keep them together.  The paddletail eels stay to themselves for the most part.  

  • Can this eel be ok with discus ?

    Hello,  Yes it should be no problem with these two fish.  We would recommend a 55 gallon tank or larger.