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The Mystery Wrasse, Pseudocheilinus ocellatus, also known as the Whitebarred Wrasse or Fivebarred Wrasse. It exhibits a beautiful and stunning color combination which makes a beautiful addition to any reef tank and captivates any onlooker. Rather than sporting the horizontal lines that this group of Wrasses are known for, this Wrasse has slender vertical white bars that get even thinner as it matures, sometimes even fading on the adult. The Mystery Wrasse has all the characteristics to make it a great addition to the marine aquarium. It is not only attractive, hardy, and easy to maintain, but is also considered reef safe and is passive with most popular reef fish, including some Invertebrates, and other Wrasses, as long as the other Wrasse is not a Lined Wrasse, they do not co-habitat well with other Lined Wrasses or Ornamental Shrimp. The Mystery Wrasse can reach a max size of about 5", and should be kept in a tank no less than 30 gallons if kept individually, and no less than 70 gallons if kept in a pair. The tank should also contain a thick sand bed, along with live rock creating plenty of caves and crevices for retreating into to if needed, especially in a smaller aquarium. They may also bury themselves in the sand and will use a cocoon if they feel threatened when they sleep. Using a lid is also a good idea as the lined wrasses have been known to jump out of the aquarium. Mystery Wrasses are diurnal, which means they are active by day and sleep at night. This Wrasse is also known for eating pyramidellid snails, bristleworms, and commensal flatworms. The Mystery Wrasse should be given a diet of vitamin enriched frozen Mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen Brine shrimp, and other meaty foods along with a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food to maintain its color and for its continued good health. They will thrive in a temperature range of 74-80°F and a pH of 8.1-8.4.