Snowflake moray

Species information for the Snowflake moray, in the Eels category.

  1. FAMILY - Mureanidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Echidna Nebulosa

    COMMON NAME - Snowflake Moray (Clouded Moray, Starry Moray)

    SIZE - 29.5" (75 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal. ( 114 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods, fresh and frozen fish, crustacean flesh, krill using a feeding stick. Feed 2 times a week to satiation.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat ornamental crustaceans and fish tankmates.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Acclimates well, will accept most foods once acclimated, stays fairly small. Usually not aggressive unless it is feeding time. Can be kept with other eels but a resident may not accept a newly introduced conspecific, cannibalism is not unfounded but should not pose a threat if fed well, keep only one per tank, provide plenty of hiding places and a tight fitting canopy.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 4, 2014
    jhnrb, Mar 2, 2009