Sixline Wrasse

Species information for the Sixline Wrasse, in the Wrasses category.

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudocheilinus hexataenia

    COMMON NAME – Sixline Wrasse

    SIZE - 3 in (8 cm)

    RANGE - Fiji, Indonesia

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 gal (113 L)

    CARE LEVEL – Easy

    TEMPERAMENT – Semi-aggressive

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Will also eat other small crustaceans.



    CAPTIVE CARE – This is a semi-aggressive fish but does best with peaceful fish. Because of its semi-aggressive nature it should be added last to the tank. It requires a tank with lots of rockwork and hiding places. It will eat small invertebrates including pyramidellid snails, flatworms and bristleworms. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 15, 2014
    jhnrb, Aug 7, 2009