Six Line Wrasse

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Six Line Wrasse

This fish is known as Six Line Wrasse and the correct latin name is Pseudocheilinus hexataenia. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) It's origin 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. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 960cm2 of water surface which is approximately 148 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 have 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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

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