The Orange Spot Eel (Mastacembelus liberiensis) is a fascinating freshwater fish species native to West Africa. They have a long and slender body with a distinctive bright orange spot near their tail. These eels prefer an aquarium setup with plenty of hiding spots, such as caves and plants, and sandy substrate that mimics their natural habitat.
- SOLD SIZE: 6”-7”
- Origin: West Africa
- Max size: 16 inches
- Recommended tank size: 75 gallons or larger
- Water temperature: 72-82°F
- Temperament: Semi-aggressive
- Diet: Carnivorous; feed a variety of high-quality pellets, frozen foods such as krill and shrimp, and occasional live foods such as earthworms or small fish.
- Life span: 8-10 years