Common names: rosy red minnow, fathead minnow, rosy reds, rosey reds, rosies, tuffy, tuffies, blackhead minnow, tuffy minnow, rosy red feeders, ruby red feeders, red top minnows.
Rosy Red minnows are mostly sold as feeder fish in fish stores. The Rosy Red Minnow are a very hardy fish.. Rosy Reds are a popular pond fish.
The male Rosy Red Minnow will care for their eggs and fry. Their breeding behavior is somewhat similar to cichlids. Overall this is a very underappreciated fish that would make a great addition to just about any aquaria.