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Peacock Eel

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$ 17.99
$ 17.99
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Save up to 15% with In-Store Pickup

Save 10% on orders under $99 or 15% on orders of $100 or more when you choose in-store pickup at checkout. Offer valid online only. Transaction total is prior to taxes & after discounts are applied. Savings will reflect on qualifying merchandise after promotional code is applied. Maximum value $150. Offer not valid on gift cards, gift certificates, previous purchases or charitable donations. Offer may not be combined with other promotional offers or discounts. Terms and conditions of this offer are subject to change at the sole discretion of PetSmart. Offer valid on PetSmart.ca through April 30, 2018 @ 6:30 am EST.

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Available in-store only at
Toronto
835 Eglinton Ave E
Call 416-696-0388 to check availability
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product highlights

  • Diet: Flake, Frozen, Freeze-dried
  • Maximum size: 14"
  • Water temperature: 72-82° F
  • Swimming level: Bottom
  • Experience level: Intermediate
  • Tank Setup: 40+ gallons, lightly planted, plus rocks and/or driftwood
Freshwater eels can share their aquarium with other fish that are the same size or larger, but do not get along with other eels. Due to their size, eels require a long or large aquarium. Minimum aquarium size should be 29 gallons, but preferably 55 gallons or more. A good rule of thumb is one gallon of water for every one inch of full-grown fish. These fish prefer fine gravel or sand substrate on the bottom of the aquarium, as eels often burrow into the sand. They are predominantly secretive rock dwellers in nature so be sure your aquarium has plenty of hiding places such as large stones and rockwork. Since eels love to dig, use potted live plants to prevent uprooting.

Learn about the Striped Peacock Eel

Common Name
Striped Peacock Eel

Scientific Name
Macrognathus siamensis

Family
Mastacembelidae

Feeding Habits
Prefers small live foods such as crustaceans, earthworms, fish, crickets, mealworms, blood worms, glass worms, brine shrimp and tubifex worms. Frozen blood worms, brine shrimp, beef heart, plankton and glass worms are also accepted.

Compatibility
Peaceful with the same sized fish, but will eat smaller fish.

Habitat
Thailand: Decorate heavily with rocks, driftwood and live plants.

Additional Comments
Do to their adult length these are the best eels for a community aquarium. Small lobsters, crayfish, shrimp and crabs are not recommended for tankmates as they will be eaten by the eel.

 

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Peacock Eel
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