Fathead minnows are salesed as feeder fish. A range called "rosy-red minnows" is usually the kind cost fish tanks. If relied on in fish tanks, they need to be in colleges of five or 6 or a solitary fish will certainly come to be territorial and also chase after various other types of fish. Fathead minnows are likewise made use of as lure. You have probably either viewed a fathead minnow in an aquarium, or utilized or seen one while angling.
The fathead minnow is a freshwater fish. Its environment prolongs from Canada to Texas to Virginia as well as additionally around the northeastern component of the Usa. These minnows endure a variety of environmental problems such as reduced oxygen. They are discovered in marshes, pools, as well as tiny lakes. They have an olive-grey appearance, with a red stripe along the back and also sides, together with a lighter tinted stomach. There is a blotch on its dorsal fin. The male has reproducing tubes on its snout. They are utilized as feeder fish.