Do Snowflake Eels eat Crabs, Shrimp and small fish etc?

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Do Snowflake Eels eat Crabs, Shrimp and small fish etc?

Post by Arny » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:38 pm

Hey Guys

Do Snowflake Eels eat Crabs, Shrimp and small fish etc?

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Re: Do Snowflake Eels eat Crabs, Shrimp and small fish etc?

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:40 pm

They have flat teeth for crunching on crustaceans.
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Post by xrayjeeper83 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:43 pm

Ive always heard if it fits in their mouth they will eat it
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Post by sorgan » Sat Jan 21, 2012 3:48 pm

They will eat most of anything tbh, mine eats what it wants lol.

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Post by matt612 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:11 pm

Yes i had one lfs said it will be fine in my reef lasted a day before it ate my canary wrasse

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Post by sorgan » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:15 pm

mate they are pretty good hunters, how big is your box? it will need about 350lt as an adult.

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Post by Corvus » Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:26 am

Arny wrote:Hey Guys

Do Snowflake Eels eat Crabs, Shrimp and small fish etc?

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Pretty good description of their diet. Even mantis shrimps and smaller snowflake eels have been found inside their stomachs.
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Re: Do Snowflake Eels eat Crabs, Shrimp and small fish etc?

Post by suvattii2012 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:55 am

Corvus wrote:
Arny wrote:Hey Guys

Do Snowflake Eels eat Crabs, Shrimp and small fish etc?

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Pretty good description of their diet. Even mantis shrimps and smaller snowflake eels have been found inside their stomachs.
If it can eat mantis shrimp it must be pretty bad buttocks.
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