Whitelip moray

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

  1. FAMILY - Mureanidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Gymnothorax Chilospilus

    COMMON NAME - Whitelip Moray (Lipspot Moray)

    SIZE - 19.7" (50 cm)

    RANGE - Indo West Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods, fresh and frozen fish and crustacean flesh. Feed 2 times per week to satiation.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat ornamental crustaceans, small fishes, may topple corals not secured as well as rock work.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Adequate hiding places are a must, does well in an established reef environment, do not house with other morays, keep only one per tank, Use a feeding stick for feeding this species.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 3, 2014
    jhnrb, Mar 2, 2009