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Fish Name: Minnow

Latin Name: Phoxinus phoxinus

Maximum Size: 10cm

Preferred Water Conditions: Will acclimatize to a wide range of conditions. pH: 6.5-8.0

Temperature: Cold water-temperate between 2-15 deg C (34-52 deg F)

Care: Often seen in very large shoals in rivers and streams these are a shoal fish and should not be kept in groups of less than ten fish.

They eat plant mater, insects and invertebrates found in the water, they will also enjoy pond foods like pond sticks.

Minnows can breed several times a year and when in season males develop bright white flecks on there fins and a red belly.

As their name suggests they are a small fish with a maximum growth of 10cm, so they are ideal for an aquarium provided there is good filtration.

Additional information


1" – 2", 2" – 3"

8 reviews for Minnow

  1. Kay Cortes (verified owner)

    Thank you for the safe arrival of our fish they arrived on time and very healthy.

  2. garyhill56592 (verified owner)

    Arrived on time in good condition and have settled in to tank , very happy 😃.

  3. Rachael Fendley

    Thank you for the order updates, great customer service! Minnows arrived safely today and have settled into their new home nicely.

  4. torchwood6

    Arrived when stated and all in great condition

  5. suse reed (verified owner)

    Brilliant, my minnows arrived when I was told they would, carefully packaged in a well marked box. Now whooshing about in their new home…100%

  6. garyhill56592 (verified owner)

    Just love these minnows , top quality healthy fish and a joy to watch especially when they are breeding. Have bought over a hundred of these from this site in the past and always arrives in top condition 😀 .

  7. davchesmith-7527 (verified owner)

    Great service – the minnows are fantastic and enjoying the pond!

  8. rebeccaramsay79 (verified owner)

    Great service. Fish arrived when said they would. Settled in well. So happy with them I’ve just ordered some more 😊

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