Fire Eel

Fire Eel


Common Name: Fire Eel

Scientific Name: Mastacembelus erthrotaenia

Family: Mastacembelidae

Max Size: 24"

Schooling: No

Origin: Southeast Asia

Diet: Carnivore

Temperament: Semi-aggressive

Community Safe: Should be kept with large fish and will not tolerate its own kind.

Temperature Range: 75 - 82F

Ph Range: 6.8 - 7.22

Care Difficulty: Moderate

Min Tank Size: 125 gallons