Red Spagetthi Eel
Moringua microchiris commonly referred to as Red Spagetthi Eel. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 1877 AphiaID: 217459 Scientific: Moringua microchir German: Roter Spaghettiaal English: Red Spagetthi Eel Category: Eel-like Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Moringuidae (Family) > Moringua (Genus) > microchir (Species) Initial determination: Bleeker, 1853 Occurrence: American Samoa, Arabian Sea, Australia, East Africa, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Jamaica, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, South-Africa, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Venezuela Sea depth: 3 - 20 Meter Size: up to 18.5" (47 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes) Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2006-03-15 20:58:16
Last edit: 2007-05-10 01:02:48
Photo made by Frank Mohr, www.bizarraquarisitk.de
You will see it very rarely as it lives buried in the sand.
We do not know anything about its eating behaviour.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Moringuidae (Family) > Moringua (Genus)
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