Sunset White Cloud 2cm
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Sunset White Cloud 2cm Tanichthys albonubes
Sunset White Cloud Mountain Minnow
The white cloud mountain minnow is an extremely hardy fish that can withstand a wide range of temperatures. The white cloud mountain minnow can be kept in an aquarium without a heater as long as the temperature does not drop below 45°F (7°C). They are peaceful and are suitable tank mates for a community tank as long as the aquarium temperature doesn’t get too high. Many keep these minnows in small desktop tanks.
The White Cloud Mountain Minnow will eat flakes, frozen, freeze dried and live foods.
Scientific Name : Tanichthys albonubes
Care Level : Easy, good for freshwater beginners
Life span : 3 – 5 years generally, possibly longer
Size : Up to 2 inches (5 cm)
pH : 6 – 8
Temperature : 45°F – 70°F (7°C – 21°C)
Water Hardness : 5° to 25° dH,
Origin / Habitat : China
Temperament / Behavior : Peaceful and best kept in schools of 6 or more.
White Cloud Mountain Minnow Breeding : Easy. Give them a water temperature around 68°F and they will lay their eggs on the bottom of the tank. You will have to remove the adults because they will eat the eggs.
Aquarium Size : 5 gallon or larger.
White Cloud Mountain Minnow Tank Mates : Many, given the generally peaceful nature of the White Cloud Mountain Minnow.
Fish Disease : Freshwater Fish Disease – Diagnose, Symptoms and Treatment
Diet / Foods : Omnivore – will eat many food items including flakes, pellets and live foods.
Tank Region : All over the tank
Gender : Males will have more color than the females.