FAMILY - Ophichthidae SCIENTIFIC NAME - Myrichthys Breviceps COMMON NAME - Sharptail Snake Eel SIZE - 3.4 ft. (102 cm) RANGE - Tropical Western Atlantic MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 180 US Gal. ( 681 L) FOODS AND FEEDING - Live foods, grass shrimp, fiddler crabs to induce a feeding response, then may accept shrimp, squid, marine fish flesh, crustaceans, scallops, all from a feeding stick. Feed 2-3 times a week to satiation. AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 4 REEF COMPATIBILITY - May eat ornamental crustaceans and small fishes. CAPTIVE CARE - Open sandy bottom a must, can be kept with larger fishes and other eels, more than one can be kept in the same tank, must be the 1st eel introduced in a community tank, and the other tankmates only after the snake eel is feeding well.