White Cloud Mountain Minnow "Tanichthys albonubes"
Gray, Red, White, Yellow
Slightly acidic (6.0-7.5 pH), intermediate water hardness (3-12 dGH), 64 to 76 degrees Fahrenheit
General: The White Cloud Mountain Minnow (Tanichthys albonubes) is a small, peaceful, schooling fish species from Southeast Asia. They will occupy the upper water column, reach a length of two inches, and live over five years in captivity.
Preferred Water Chemistry: Slightly acidic (6.0-7.5 pH), intermediate water hardness (3-12 dGH)
Aquarium Diet (Omnivore): Brine Shrimp, Baby Brine Shrimp, Blackworms, Spirulina, Omnivore Pellet
Dimorphism: The White Cloud Mountain Minnow (Tanichthys albonubes) male will develop a vibrant, red coloration. The female will retain her slightly duller coloration. The female will take on a more gravid appearance when ready to reproduce.
Compatibility: The White Cloud Mountain Minnow are typically compatible with Tetra, Danio, Rasbora, Hatchetfish, Pencilfish, and Corydoras.