How hard are they to keep?
We would class this fish as an easy care level.
What is its maximum size?
Where are they from?
Farm produced variety
How many can I keep?
This is a peaceful shoaling species which does best in groups of six or more.
What are the ideal water conditions?
The Minnow can be kept indoors in an unheated tank as it’s preferred temperature range is 18-23 but will tolerate higher temperatures.Ideal conditions are neutral, soft to slightly hard. All the fish available are farm bred and will adapt to most aquarium conditions.
How do you breed them? The White Cloud Mountain Minnow is easy to breed. Males are more colourful and slim while the adult female is more rounded. Once in spawning condition place in neutral cool water. The male will court the female by spreading his fins and swimming around her. They will spawn over fine leaved plants. Eggs will hatch in aprox 30-40 hours later. Feed fry on infusoria.