Japanesse Dragon Eel how reef safe is it?!?!

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    YupYup

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    :bounce: how safe is safe when purchasing this eel :sfish: :whoopee!: I have Golden Moray EeL will it be compatable with dragon eel? [​IMG]
     
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    I personally don't consider any eel reef safe.

    Most reefs are made up of small invertebrates shrimp, etc. and smaller fish.

    All of which are viewed as food for an eel.

    Just my :twocents:.
    Brandon
     
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    as of now i only have 1 golden moray eel, sohal tang, red sea purple tang, magnifient foxface, many hundreds of hermits and snails... so far hardiness and lifehood of these livestock are living well. just decided to add another to beuatify a brilliant species...
     
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    In your particular setup it might work then, but the common reef setup isn't composed of fish as large as yours.

    Let us know how it all works out.
     
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    The Dragon moray is a fish eater and will ingest anything that can fit into its expandable jaws. Keep singly except in mated pairs. Prone to escaping from open tanks. My best opinion on mixing two different eels is risky at best. not to say you cant do it with plenty of room and hiding places. Is a 500g system big enough? well maybe, maybe not. I would think not long term. only my two cents. Others will probably weigh in here. good luck. your inquiry posses an interesting thought. keep us posted.
     
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    Thanks Guys for the input i will post some new pix when this baby arrives ;)
     
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