The Black Ribbon Eel seen above is a juvenile. The Blue Ribbon Eel is bright blue with a yellow mouth and is the adult color of a mature male black ribbon eel. A female Ribbon Eel is yellow.
These eels are only recommended for experienced aquarists!
These are probably the hardest eel to keep since they can be finicky eaters, often refusing food.
The Ribbon Eel, Black Ribbon Eel, Blue Ribbon Eel should only be kept by very experience marine enthusiats as they are extremely difficult to acclimate to captivity. Getting it started feeding on ghost shrimp help to acclimate the eel to the aquarium. After this it may start eating defrosted lance fish. You must make sure that the eel is always eating.