Whitemouth moray

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

  1. FAMILY - Mureanidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Gymnothorax Meleagris

    COMMON NAME - Whitemouth Moray (Comet Moray, Guineafowl Moray)

    SIZE - 3.9 ft. (1.2 m)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 35 US Gal. (132 L) (Specimen only tank)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty foods, Feed to satiation 2 times a week with fresh and frozen fish and crustacean flesh, squid, crab meat, scallop.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat crustaceans, small fish.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Can be kept with other morays, can be kept with fish too big to ingest. May fast initially and from time to time, usually not a cause for alarm if water conditions are good and the eel resumes eating within several weeks.

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