Fathead minnow, a small fish

A Fathead minnow is a small raised fish with a length ranging between 2 and 3 in. It has a mainly orange colour. They will not fall ill very soon, nevertheless it will not reach a very old age. Maximum two to two and a half years.

Fathead minnow in your pond

Fathead MinnowA minnow is a school fish which feels good in the company of ten to twenty congeners. Your pond should locally have a depth of at least 29 inch preferably have some planting, however, it also should a few open areas. A Fathead minnow can be kept along with all other species of pond fish. A shallow area of maximum 4 inch with many oxygen producing plants is recommended for propagation. A Fathead minnow likes balanced easily digestible feed.


Name: Fathead minnow
Length: 2 to 3 in
Appearance:  Orange
Age: 2 to 3 years
Feed: Insects and high-grade quality of easily digestible feed with vitamins and minerals (additional feeding)
Pond: Minimum depth 28 in, locally shallow areas of 4 in with a view to mating; put these fish in a group of minimum 5 specimens. They are resistant to bad quality of water
Protection:  Necessary


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