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The Zebra Moray Eel is an exotic and beautiful species that is sure to be a conversation starter in any aquarium. This species is both docile and hardy, making it a great choice for the beginner aquarist. Additionally, its bold pattern of bars on its body makes it easily identifiable and a fascinating addition to any tank. With proper care and maintenance, this eel can be a long-lasting and rewarding addition to any home aquarium. Furthermore, the Zebra Moray Eel is known to be quite hardy, requiring minimal care and attention to thrive.
The Zebra Moray Eel is an excellent choice for any community fish tank. Not only is it harmless to its tank mates and the aquarist, but it is also relatively active during the day unlike other morays. Therefore, a tank of at least 125 gallons must be provided with plenty of hiding places that accommodate the eel’s entire body. It is important to ensure that the crevices are large enough, as this species can grow up to 3 feet in length. Additionally, it is best to keep the water temperature between 72-78°F and the pH between 8.1-8.4.
Zebra morays are carnivorous and require a high protein diet to survive. Their diet should include sizeable portions of meaty foods, fresh fish including clams, squid, scallops, and shrimp.