NANFA-L-- eels

geoffrey kimber (
Tue, 6 Dec 2005 22:35:27 -0500

I was out shopping today and much to my surprise, the sporting goods
store I was in had live bait. I was further surprised to see that
they had live 6-8" eels. I'm assuming they are bait for striped bass.

Anyway, the eels looked pretty healthy and I immediately thought about
buying one and putting it in a tank.

Does anyone have any experience with keeping eels? I know they spawn
in salt water, but can they live in fresh water indefinitely?

I know that hey are escape artists, so I plan to cover the tank with a
reptile screen cover that I use to keep snakes in their tanks. Should
do the job

Any other thoughts?

geoff kimber
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