55 Gallon Tank Snowflake Eel?

Is a 55 US gallon tank ok for one snowflake eel as the only specimen in the tank?


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Antlers

HI guys. I'm officially the happiest person ever because I got a 55 for free! My dream fish is a snowflake eel, but no matter how much research I do both in and out of this forum, I get a lot of mixed answers on a minimum tank size. Some people say they need much bigger than a 55 which makes sense since they get so large, but others say that a 55 is okay which could also make sense since they are supposedly so sedentary. What are your opinions?
If a snowflake eel is unsuitable for a 55, are there any other eels (or even very eel-like fish) I could get? I just think they're so cool!
 

Tony_097

Live aquaria is pretty good tool to find the min. Size tank and it says a 50 gallon minimum and I have seen one in a 55 g many times in various lfs’s DT. There cool animals but They just don’t interest me so that’s all I can say with any credibility.
 

kallililly1973

If your looking for eel or eel like why not put I a great big school of khulI loaches (12-15) then you could have a school of another tetra type fish and then a nice centerpiece.
 

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