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Want to know a little more about six line wrasses. Including where would they be hiding? Would appreciate some knowledge on six line wrasses :)
Usually these guys don't hide, they're always zooming around finding treats to eat. One big thing to know is that they do jump. So you may look around to ensure he hasn't jumped out or maybe even in the over-flow because he could have jumped in there.
 
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Usually these guys don't hide, they're always zooming around finding treats to eat. One big thing to know is that they do jump. So you may look around to ensure he hasn't jumped out or maybe even in the over-flow because he could have jumped in there.
I was going a lot of moving of my rock today. Could I have scared him and made him hide? I read online they can hide in sand beds?
 
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I was going a lot of moving of my rock today. Could I have scared him and made him hide? I read online they can hide in sand beds?
They can hide if you were cleaning the tank yes and even decide to stay there over night. In all cases for me though by next morning they're hungry and hunting again first thing.
 

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I was going a lot of moving of my rock today. Could I have scared him and made him hide? I read online they can hide in sand beds?

they are not sand sleepers. They hide in the rock and moving stuff around can make fish disappear for awhile. It would be unsettling if a stranger came to your house and moved all your furniture and left lol
 
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Want to know a little more about six line wrasses. Including where would they be hiding? Would appreciate some knowledge on six line wrasses :)
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia is an aggressive species once they mature, they can’t be with other wrasses after a certain period of time has passed.
They don’t sleep in the sand and instead find a crevice in the rocks to hide in. Their sleeping behaviour is similar to Cirrhilabrus and Paracheilinus however to my knowledge they don’t form the mucous cocoon.
I was going a lot of moving of my rock today. Could I have scared him and made him hide? I read online they can hide in sand beds?
When moving rocks with shy fish you can scare them and cause them to hide. You may find it takes a few hours for him to come out, usually they don’t stay hidden for the rest of the day though.
 

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Sometimes they will hide in the rock when stressed. But usually there zooming around trying to find something to eat. Small fish, big appetite.(atleast from my experience)
 
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Sometimes they will hide in the rock when stressed. But usually there zooming around trying to find something to eat. Small fish, big appetite.(atleast from my experience)
Yes mine is very energetic, he swims through any little hole he can find. I love these guys they’re great fish! By any chance do you know when you can tell a six line is fully matured? I read someone else’s comment that eventually he won’t get along with my other wrasse I have (different kind) but they are like best friends and I’ve never seen an issue!
 
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