Breeding Journal: Nannochloropsis

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  1. BadOmen

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    Breeding Journal DataSheet


    General
    Species: Nannochloropsis
    Common Name: Phytoplankton
    Social Structure: colonial
    Size of Individuals:
    Age of Individuals: NA
    Date added to Tank: NA

    Broodstock Tank Details
    Size of Tank: 1 liter water bottle
    Substrate Details: None
    Filtration Details: Air pump
    Water Changes: 50% when dark green
    Water Temperature: Ambient room temperature (approx. 72 degrees)
    Salinity: sg 1.019
    Lighting: 120W plant gro bulb
    Lighting Cycle: 5:30am - 10 or 11pm
    Salt Type: Red Sea Coral PRO
    Other Tank Inhabitants: none

    Broodstock Feeding Details
    Food Types: Miralce Gro Liquid Fertilizer and "Natural Gold"
    Feeding Schedule: 2.5ml once

    Spawning Details
    Date of First Spawn: NA
    Spawn Time of Day: NA
    Dates of Consecutive Spawns: NA
    Courtship Details: NA
    Egg Size: NA
    Egg Color: NA
    Egg Count: NA

    Hatch Details
    Hatch Date: NA
    Hatch Time of Day: NA
    # Days after Spawn: NA
    Larvae Description: NA


    Larval Tank Details
    Temperature: NA
    Size of Larval Tank: NA
    Substrate Details: NA
    Salinity: NA
    Other Tank Decor: NA
    Filtration Details: NA
    Salt Type: NA
    Lighting: NA
    Lighting Cycle: NA
    Water Changes: NA

    Larval Feeding Details
    Food Types: NA
    Feeding Schedule: NA

    Metamorphosis/Settlement
    Date of Settlement Start: NA
    Days after Hatch: NA
    Date of Settlement End: NA
    Description of Fry: NA

    Grow-Out Tank Details
    Temperature: NA
    Size of Grow-Out Tank: NA
    Substrate Details: NA
    Salinity: NA
    Other Tank Decor: NA
    Filtration Details: NA
    Salt Type: NA
    Lighting: NA
    Lighting Cycle: NA
    Water Changes: NA
    Size at Transfer: NA
    Age at Transfer: NA

    Grow-Out Feeding Details
    Food Types: NA
    Feeding Schedule: NA

    Additional Information
    Miscellaneous Information: Shake bottle a couple times a day to keep anything from settling
     
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    Finally got around to updating the Journal template
    Culturing Journal DataSheet
    This first post should be updated regularly to include new information as events take place or changes are made to your system

    General
    Species: Nannochloropsis
    Species description: Green micro-algae
    Culture source (link if possible): Ebay
    If algae, CCMP # (Optional):
    http://ccmp.bigelow.edu/
    Culture Establishment Date: 1/24/14
    Continuation Date: NA

    Culturing Vessel Details
    Salinity: 1.019 SG
    Temperature: 72F
    pH: 8.0

    Vessel description:
    Lighting description: 120W grow bulb
    Lighting cycle: 6am - 10pm
    Aeration description: Whisper Air Pump with flexible tubing

    Methodologies
    Split methodology: Every 3 days

    Culture medium description: 2.5mL Miracle Gro and 5 drops Natural Gold per liter
    (this could range, example with algae could be “10ml per l of guillards F formulation” or with A. tonsa it would be more like “300ml per day of algal mixture containing gymnodynium, tetraselmis, isochrysis, and rhodomonas” )

    Cell count: NA
    (if known)

    Reference links: NA

    Additional Information
    (No Pictures or Videos in the Section Please)
    Notes:



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