Mystery Wrasse (Pseudocheilinus ocellatus)

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Mystery Wrasse

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Mystery Wrasse

Pseudocheilinus ocellatus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.0 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

2-3 years

Family

Labridae



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Additional names

Mystery Wrasse, Whitebarred Wrasse


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

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Behaviour

Identification

An elongated fish with a pointed snout. Adults are colourful with yellow-green colour around the head fading to purple-blue/red on the body and again to yellow-green at the caudal peduncle with an eyespot. It has several slender vertical white bands on the flanks, and horizontal white bands edged in purple on the head. The fins are purple with white spots.

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