Golden Dwarf Moray Eel (Gymnothorax melatremus)
Family: Muraenidae (Moray Eels)
Natural Range: Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific Region, Pacific Ocean
Depth: 3 to 85 ft. Size: 7 in. Jumps: Yes Space: 20+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful
Natural History: The Golden Dwarf Moral Eel is a secretive species that is found in reef holes and recesses. It is generally observed singly or in pairs. This species is capable of sex change.
Husbandry: The Golden Dwarf Moral Eel is an ideal fish for a smaller aquarium. It should be housed in an aquarium with live rock that provides numerous hiding places. It is reported to be capable of learning to come out during the day to feed. This eel will eat ornamental shrimp and possibly small fish, but its smaller size makes it safe with larger fishmates.
AKA: Dwarf Moray, Dirty Yellow Moray, Pencil Moray
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