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Mysteri Wrasse - Psuedochellinus mysterii - Mystery Wrasse - Five Bar Wrasse

Mysteri Wrasse - Psuedochellinus mysterii - Mystery Wrasse - Five Bar Wrasse
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Aquarium suitability:
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Expert Only!!!
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Minimum tank size:
30 Gallon
Maximum size:
5.1 inches
Reef compatibility:
Marshall Island
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The Psuedochellinus mysterii is commonly known as the Mystery Wrasse or Five bar Wrasse. This fish gets its name as nothing much is known in detail about it as they are rarely collected. As the name signifies the Mystery Wrasse fish has a unique 5 lines on its attractive body. They share some resemblance with the behavior of 6 line wrasse fish. Most of the Mystery Wrasse fish has white bands running over its reddish maroon body. Its face has yellow, blue and purple outline that adds to the mystic beauty of this Mystery Wrasse fish. This wrasse fish has a unique, distinctly noticeable eyespot enveloped by bright yellow colour, on its green tail. This feature puts its predator into trouble as they get confused between the fish’s head and tail. To protect themselves from the predators, they are equipped with spiny fins. The Mystery Wrasse fish has thick lips and powerful jaws to crush its prey.

The Mystery Wrasse is a rare salt water fish that could be easily maintained. But very little is known about this fish as they live deep in the see. This hardy fish is of high demand in the pet fish market. This fish will bury itself into the sand bed when intimidated by predators. So, an ideal fish tank would require sand substrate or algae bed. The Mystery Wrasse fish is known for its reef compatibility and good appetite. This is a peace loving community fish. As they have a tendency to jump out of the tank while mating or when frightened the tank should be properly covered.

Maximum Size: The Mystery Wrasse fish is known to grow to a maximum size of 5 inches.

General Size Specifications: This fish will come to you generally between 2-4 inches.

Minimum Tank Size: The favorable tank for the healthy growth of the Mystery Wrasse fish should have a capacity of at least 30 gallons with lot of water and live rock for the fish to swim and hide. Quality of water has to be maintained (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. 72 - 78° F).

Habitat: Range: This rare wrasse fish is found near Marshall Island.

Diet: The Mystery Wrasse fish is a carnivore and likes to feed on meaty foods, live feeder shrimp, small invertebrates, crustaceans and ornamental snails.

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