Is it possible to keep an octopus Hummelincki and an baby snowflake eel together in a 55 gallon tank or would the octopus just eat it. And if I can keep them together would it be better to introduce them at the same time
Thales beat me to the apples to oranges comparison (the only thing similar between a snowflake and a ribbon is the word eel) and his oft quoted "It works until it doesn't" comment that has been shown for everything from fish to seahorses but I will add a reference to an article Dave wrote early on in his experiences with keeping octopuses: It Works Until It Doesn't
I just started keeping a snowflake eel. My kids really wanted to try one. I have to do what I can to keep them interested. I have it alone in a tank. I am sure I'll be hearing those words one day. 2 weeks in and only see it all the way out when feeding. Not as exciting as I was hoping for but interesting. Now I found a local LFS can get octopuses They have a mimic that is not for sale but say they will be getting more that are more affordable.