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Vietnamese Cardinal Minnow,Royal White Cloud


Species: Tanichthys micagemmae
Common Name: Vietnamese Cardinal Minnow, Royal White Cloud.
Size: Up to 1 in (2.3 cm)
Habitat: ASIA: River Ben Hai, Viet Nam.
Min Tank Size: 20" or 10 gallons for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous, flake foods, freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex worms, will also accept some fresh vegetables if in small enough pieces.
Behavior: Schooling fish, 6+ of same species preferred for comfort of fish.
Water: PH: 6.0 to 8.0, Temperature 68° to 75°F (20 to 24°C), dH range: 2 - 10
Care: Provide a gentle current, best in temperatures under 77°F (24°C) Widely adaptable fish, can tolerate poorer water conditions if necessary.
Communities: Perfect with any other peaceful community fish, preferably ones that can tolerate colder water.
Suitability: Good

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