Six Line Wrasse

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Six Line Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Six Line Wrasse and the correct latin name is Pseudocheilinus hexataenia. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Might be aggressive although it’s a peaceful fish in common.

Six Line Wrasse can grow up to 8 cm what is approximately 3 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 960cm2 of water surface which is approximately 148 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Six Line Wrasse fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

A carnivore; Feed them amphipods and foraminiferans, or worms along with other foods which consist of meat.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 21 10:32:34 UTC 2007
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