The White Cloud Mountain minnow is a hardy species of freshwater fish and aquarium fish to keep. The species is a member of the carp family of the order Cypriniformes, native to China. The White Cloud Mountain minnow is practically extinct in its native habitat, due to pollution and tourism. Coburg Aquarium stocks a range of Live Fish and Aquarium Products to buy online.
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We recommend providing a tank size of 45L for mature white cloud fish. Tank size can vary greatly depending on how big or small the fish is and how many you plan to stock in the tank. The bigger tank is better for the health of your fish.
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White cloud mountain minnows should be kept in good-sized schools, preferably of a half dozen or more. They are peaceful and fit well with other small peaceful fish. Avoid larger and aggressive tankmates, as they will be inclined to bullt or eat white cloud mountain minnows. Great tank mates for White Cloud include:
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White cloud mountain minnows eat all types of food, including live, frozen, and flake food. They particularly relish mosquito larvae, daphnia, and brine shrimp. Feed a good variety of dry and frozen foods, including live foods whenever possible.
Adding a filter to your fish tank can help you achieve this. The White Cloud Mountain Minnow in it's native environment lives in clear running streams. A strong filtration system is absolutely necessary. Make sure the filter matches with your tank size.
Here are some great ones to consider:
Plants are beneficial in helping to maintain good water quality and adding enrichment to a fish’s diet. Prefers some dense planting with some floating plants and open swimming areas.
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Ideal Ornaments for your Goldfish tank:
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Leave an open area for swimming and offer subdued lighting to bring out the colors of this fish.
Substrate for the white cloud mountain minnow tank should be fine and darker in color, with plenty of vegetation as well as some rocks and driftwood.
A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium.
Our design team enables us to create the tank you desire, install your tank where you wish to and provide a maintenance service to ensure everything runs smoothly. We can create almost any aquarium from the small home aquarium to large commercial aquariums for offices, hotels or restaurants. Coburg Aquarium, Australia's leading aquarium shop.
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24 fish ordered - turned up promptly but several of them were dead upon arrival. Can't be bothered chasing up a refund etc, but a bit disappointing. T
The fish were delivered quickly and in good order. They looked as happy as a small fish can.