Pseudocheilinus hexataenia is a often housed in many aquariums. Although, they can become very aggressive as they age especially towards smaller and passive fish. When housed with the correct tank mates they are a fantatic choice as they will readily search out zoa eating nudibranch, bristle worms, and other reef pests.
SIXLINE WRASSE Pseudocheilinus hexataenia
Species: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia
Common: Sixline Wrasse
Category: Reef Safe
APROX Purchase Size: ~ 1-2 inch"
REEF SAFE : YES
SPECIAL NOTE: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia are fantastic reef safe addition in small to larger. TAKE NOTE OF POSSIBLE AGGRESSION
Natural Ecology: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia are found exploring the reefs of the Indo Pacific. This fish is found exploring the nooks of the reef rock outcrops looking for small inverts and small soft bodied critters.
Aquarium Size : 20 GALLON MINIMUM
Feeding: Plankton, blended Mysis shrimp, baby brine shrimp, pellet (occassionaly) and flake.
Aggression: Semi Aggresive; This species is often very passive towards Tangs and other more aggressive species. Yet, can become problematic as they age for passive and smaller fish as well as other non aggressive wrasse and SMALL gobies.