White Cloud - Gold Special (6 for $16)

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White Cloud - Gold Special (6 for $16)

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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.

Please Note: Livestock and Live Plants cannot be shipped to WA and TAS due to State Restrictions. All other states are OK.

Features of White Cloud Fish:

  • Very popular coldwater freshwater fish, suitable for both indoors or outdoors
  • Useful for mosquito control in frog ponds, also ideal for nano tanks
  • Schooling fish
  • 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 aquarium

The Best Aquarium Size for White Cloud Fish:

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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Tank Mate Compatibility:

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:

 Coburg Aquarium, specialised in different species of live fish.


Feeding :

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.

In Coburg Aquarium online, we stock a variety high quality fish food for your choice. Searchfish food in our High Quality Fish Foods collections.

White CloudFish Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filtration

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:

Aquairum Plants for White Cloud Fish

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.

  • Java Moss
  • Hornwort
  • Pondweed
  • Water Sprite
  • Duckweed
  • Swarf Rotala

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Decorations for White Cloud Fish

Ideal Ornaments for your Goldfish tank:

After more nice quality decorations? Check our Aquarium Ornaments .


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 Upmarket Aquarium.