for anyone looking to try garden eels

Discussion in 'Fish and Invertebrates' started by Kremis, Jul 8, 2017.

  1. Kremis

    Kremis Supporting Member

    I talked to Karson at aquatic collection today and he is able to get them in by request. I "special ordered" 2 splendids (gonna try again) just wanted to let yall know
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2017
  2. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

  3. Kremis

    Kremis Supporting Member

    my bad, corrected
  4. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit Vice President

    Kyle, what type of sand do you use for them? Oolitic? Or can it be coarser?

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  5. Kremis

    Kremis Supporting Member

    yeah it can be slightly coarser. I use half oolitic and half some slightly coarser sand
  6. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Colorado member

    I asked about some from there and they just said they don't get them in very often.

    My sand is the special grade stuff from Neptune. It looks to be about 1mm average. Is that going to be too coarse then? Do they need it thinner to burrow adequately?
  7. Kremis

    Kremis Supporting Member

    my "slightly coarser" sand in my sand mix is about 1mm. IMO you should be fine, but i would still add in some finer sand so that its a mix. Karson told me that they can get them right now, but they didnt order any because they dont really sell.

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