Species/genus: Tanichthys albonubes
Origin: White Cloud Mountain, Hong Kong
Temp: 60-75°F (16-24°C)
pH and dH Not critical
Temperament: Very peaceful, must be protected from larger agressive fish
Adult Size: up to 2 in (5cm)
Minimum Tank Size: 2 gallon
Feeding: Standard aquarium fare
Breeding: Egglayer, easily bred, just provide some hiding cover for newborn fry. White Clouds can be kept outside in a small garden pool or large tub in the Summer, thousands of fry can be produced this natural way.
Comment added by Gary Pagura:
I apparently left a few straggler White Clouds in my pond last fall – THEY WINTERED OVER!
We had a pretty bad one too – it was iced over several times. I am not a novice and I am quite sure about the species.
Zone 6 – NEW YORK