Wolf Eel - Congrogadus subducens - Carpet Eel Blenny - Eared Eel Blenny - Green Wolf Eel
Wolf Eel - Congrogadus subducens - Carpet Eel Blenny - Eared Eel Blenny - Green Wolf Eel Green Wolf Eel (Congrogadus subducens) it is a vary hardy and a excellent addition to the aquarium. Its coloration varies greatly and is typically mottled in green and brown shades, it will also camouflage with its surroundings. The Green Wolf Eel lacks the pigment in the sensory holes on either side of its head gives it the appearance of having ears. The Green Wolf Eel, Congrogadus subducens grows to a maximum length of around 18 inchs witch adds to its popularity for the home aquarium. Eels are heavy eaters and also produce a great deal of waste. Because of this, a well-established aquarium and excellent water filtration along with water changes is highly recommended. The Green Wolf Eel is a carnivore and prefers meaty foods including silversides, krill, clam, and carnivore preparations. This one can even be trained to eat from your hands, but be vary careful, they have vary strong jaws. Eels may be kept with other fish, so long as the fish can not fit into the Eel's mouth. The Green Wolf Eel will likely eat any crustaceans which it is kept in your aquarium. As with all Eels, an aquarium with a good tight-fitting cover must be provided to prevent escape. Also known as:Carpet Eel Blenny, Eared Eel Blenny. The Wolf Eel aka Carpet Eel Blenny is not really an Eel or a Blenny. It is a pseudochromid (Dottyback). Its common names include Eared Eel Blenny and Green Wolf Eel. Its body is a brownish color with highlights of green. It requires a 50 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of hiding places. The aquarium should have a tight-fitting lid to prevent escape. The Wolf Eel may be kept in a reef aquarium, but will eat smaller fish and crustaceans. Its diet should include meaty foods such as small marine fish, chopped clam, and prawns. General Size Specifications:
This eel will come small 6 - 9 inches; the medium generally 10 - 13 inches; The Large 14 - 17 inches. Minimum Tank Size:
The Wolf Eel prefers a tank of at least 60 gallons with plenty of places to hide & swim. Feeding and Diet:
The Wolf Eel is a carnivore and likes to eat meaty treats (like live feeder, fiddler crabs, small fish & grass shrimp).