The Snowflake Eel is probably one of the best suited eels to be kept in captivity. A Snowflake Eel will easily adjust to a captive diet and is normally mild-mannered. Our snowflake eels eventually feed on pellet food just like the other community saltwater aquarium fish. Snowflake Eels are thought to be fish safe. There has been however, incidents of Snowflake Eels consuming smaller fishes. Snowflake eels will eat ornamental shrimps. Feed a varied diet consisting of large chunks of meaty foods. These foods include krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel.