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Husbandry & BEst Practices

General Care & Maintenaince


  • Nothing sits in a bucket for long

  • Organisms > Physical Objects

  • No soap


  • Check waterlines for flow

  • Check airlines for flow

  • Check for dead or morbid individuals

    • Remove or quarantine​

Weekly​ (or as needed)

  • Monitor fouling, scrub and siphon when necessary

New Specimens

  • Begin acclimation before doing anything else in lab

  • Quarantine if necessary

  • Collect well before experiment, give time to acclimate

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