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White Cloud Mountain Minnow | Adult

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  • Minimum Tank Size: 10 gal (38 L) – A 10-gallon tank is sufficient to hold the small school this species requires to be comfortable.
  • Substrate Type: Any
  • Lighting Needs: normal lighting
  • Temperature: 64 to 72°F (18.0 to 22.0° C)
  • Range ph: 6.0 to 8.0
  • Hardness Range: 5 – 19 dGH
  • Brackish: No
  • Water Movement: Moderate
  • Water Region: Top & Mid Dwelling

The mouth of the white cloud mountain minnow slants upward, with the lower jaw slightly protruding. They possess no barbells, and the dorsal fin is positioned past the mid-line of the body, in line with the anal fin. The body is a shimmering bronze-brown, with a fluorescent line running from eye to tail, where it ends in a dark spot surrounded by brilliant red. The belly is whiter than the body, and the anal and dorsal fins are both splashed with red and edged in white. Several color variations exist, including a golden variety. White clouds grow to an adult length of 1 1/2 inches (4 cm), the males being more slender and colorful than the females. They are top- or middle-dwelling fish and are rarely seen in the bottom region of the tank.

Scientific Name: Tanichthys Micagemmae

Adult Size of fish – inches: 1.5

Lifespan5 years – They have a lifespan of 3 to 5 years.

Aquarium Hardinesshardy

Aquarist Experience LevelBasic