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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"

4 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

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