Caring for White Cloud Mountain Minnows is not difficult since they are adaptable hardy fish. They are resilient to some changes in temperature and water parameters. While they are hardy fish, it is important to provide a suitable habitat for them.
Wild colonies of white cloud minnows are usually found in waters with temperatures between 64–72 °F (18-22℃). The provinces where they originate are considered to be sub-tropical, but water temperature can get as low as 41°F (5℃) in winter.