Freshwater Eels

American Freshwater Eel (Anguilla rostrata)American Freshwater Eel (Anguilla rostrata)
This freshwater eel is found all along both North American coastlines. While the eel lives most of it's life in freshwater streams and rive...
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About Freshwater Eels

Freshwater eels come from the Anguillidae family. These long slender eels live in rivers lakes and streams. There are several freshwater eels that are common in the home aquarium industry.
Freshwater eels are somewhat difficult to maintain and are recommended for the experienced aquarist. Please click a eels profile to the left for information on specific species.