Eels are carnivores are should receive a varied diet of large meaty chunks of food. While both types of teeth can eat the same foods pebble teeth will have an easier time breaking through crustacean shells while razor teeth are better suited for fish and squid.
Juvenile snowflake eel at age of aquariums in long beach ca.
What do garden eels eat. And from the monterey bay aquarium in northern california here are 12 minutes of garden eels feeding on brine and mysid shrimps. Eels will either have sharp teeth or pebble like teeth. See these grass like creatures adapt to the water currents of the red sea en masse in the new york times science take video above.
Dragon eels consume fish but also eat squid and octopus. Juvenile eels have to be weaned off of live foods in order to accept dead or prepared foods. 12 minutes of garden eels feeding.
No matter the eel type eels should always be fed a varied diet to keep them healthy. Juvenile electric eels eat invertebrates such as shrimp and crabs while adults eat fish crustaceans and amphibians. Garden eels eat meat live shrimp and feeder fish.
This will allow you to provide the varied diet eels need. Moray eels eat fish mollusks and other eels. They hunt through smell and hide and ambush their prey.
After the frenetic pace of 2016 here s 12 minutes of our garden eels feeding to help you ease into 2017 the garden eels are fed via turkey b.