White Cloud Mountain Minnow "Tanichthys albonubes"

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Reef Compatible

Freshwater

Plant Safe

Yes

Max Size

2"

Color

Gray, Red, White, Yellow

Diet

Omnivore

Water Conditions

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.


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