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Carolina™ Zebra Fish Breeding Kit, Basic (with perishables and without aquarium and accessories)

Item # 145557P

Zebra fish are easy to breed in the classroom. This hardy fish is used in the study of embryology, environ. science, and genetics, providing many opportunities for hands-on science explorations. Embryological development can be observed in the 3 to 4 days before hatching under low-power magnification in a petri dish. Fertile eggs can be used as biological assays of local water quality.

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$78.95

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Zebra fish are easy to breed in the classroom. This hardy fish is widely used in the study of embryology, environmental science, biotechnology, and genetics, providing countless opportunities for hands-on science explorations. Use this simple kit to continuously produce fertile zebra fish eggs in your classroom. Because the eggs are transparent, embryological development can be observed in the 3 to 4 days before hatching under low-power magnification in a petri dish. Fertile eggs can also be used as biological assays of local water quality.

Kit includes everything needed except aquarium, hood, filter, heater, and timer. Note: Kit contains live fish.

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Components Qty Included?
Adult Male Zebra Fish   8 Included
Adult Female Zebra Fish   4 Included
Plastic Breeding Tank with Lid, 1.5 gal 1 Included
Mesh Fabric, 17 × 20" 1 Included
Brine Shrimp Flakes, 1.09 oz 1 Included
Collecting Net 1 Included
Pipets, 3 mL 10 Included
Petri Dishes 20 Included
Tap Water Conditioner 1 Included
Plastic Container, 32 oz 1 Included
Methylene Blue, 0.1%, 25 mL 1 Included
Clothespins 8 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Dark Cloth or Box 1 Needed, Not included
Lamp 1 Needed, Not included
Absorbent Material or Towel Needed, Not included
Dissecting Microscopes Needed, Not included
Fry Food (Paramecium, brine shrimp, or powdered fry food - if rearing fry) Needed, Not included
Container, 1- to 2-gal (if rearing fry) Needed, Not included
Aquarium 1 Needed, Not Included
Aquarium Hood 1 Needed, Not Included
Power Filter 1 Needed, Not Included
50-W Heater 1 Needed, Not Included
Automatic Timer 1 Needed, Not Included

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