Black Ribbon Eel
Scientific Name: Rhinomuraena quaesita
Reef Compatibility: No
Minimum Tank Size: 75 gal
Max Size: 50”
Approximate Purchase Size: 30 to 40 inchesNotes: The Black Ribbon Eel is known to jump out of the aquarium and can be challenged to keep it should only be kept in a tank with a tight fitting lid. Be careful while feeding the Black Ribbon Eel as its eyesight is not that good and it may end up in biting your hand. The Black Ribbon Eel requires adequate hiding places along with 3-5 inch live sand and 1 inch coral ruble on the aquarium bottom. Like many eels, the ribbon eel is sometimes thought to be angry or aggressive, because its mouth is often open, appearing ready to strike. In reality, the eel is simply breathing. The Black Ribbon Eel is carnivores and prefers to eat live feeder shrimps.