Japanese Dragon Eel

Latin name: (Enchelycore pardalis)

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Aggressive

Color(s)

Black, Orange, White

Diet

Carnivore

Preferred Conditions

Easy

Avg. Max Size

Minimum Tank Size

180 gallons

Family

Muraenidae

The Japanese Dragon Eel, or Dragon Moray Eel, is a species that is of great interest to scientists, previously known as Enchelycore pardalis. It has a mottled orange, black, and white body, with impressive nostril flares and horns above the eyes, giving this creature a menacing appearance. This fish is a unique species that is both captivating and intriguing to observe in its natural habitat. It is an impressive species that is sure to draw attention and admiration.

The leopard gecko is a popular reptilian pet that requires a considerable amount of care and attention. It is important to ensure that the enclosure is suitable for the animal before bringing it home. It requires a 180 gallon or larger aquarium with suitable shelter to conceal itself until it becomes acclimated. In time, it will have its head out in the open or lie out in full view. Furthermore, the aquarium must be equipped with a tight-fitting lid to discourage escape so it can’t escape the enclosure. Additionally, it is important to make sure the enclosure has the appropriate temperature and humidity levels to ensure the well-being of the animal. With the right care, a leopard gecko can live up to 20 years in captivity.

The Japanese Dragon Eel diet consists of live feeder fish, squid, and octopus, and can consume other fish in the tank.

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