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Monday, November 28, 2011

Bristol Shubunkin (Wolf) 11/25 nursery tank

Friday, November 25, 2011

Bristol Shubunkin (Wolf) 11/25/11 New Moon Spawn

The group

From afar





Squeezed onto grass

Incubated in a basin floating in adult tank

From a distance

Secondary Spawn the next day (11/26/11) using the rest of the females

Hatching in 2 days @ 74F

A hit of methylene blue to knock back the microbes

Transparent Goldfish

Monday, November 14, 2011

Bugeye Zebrafish Irp2^umw1: The telescope zebrafish

Just like in goldfish the eyes are not always equal or consistent.

Images from the publication:

Veth et al., 2011 - Mutations in Zebrafish lrp2 Result in Adult-Onset Ocular Pathogenesis That Models Myopia and Other Risk Factors for Glaucoma. PLoS Genet. 7(2):e1001310
Full article here:

And here's an albino telescope Medaka for comparison.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Fishhouse Suntuf roof

The ends are framed in.  The lumber is pressure treated 2x4 attached with deckmate ceramic coated screws.  The vertical end supports are capped with a metal fence bracket.

A side view.  The roof is suntuf polycarbonate ruffing panel.

Things are looking up.

Each frame braces two purlins on each side.

A mock up of the additional cross bracing yet to be installed.

This diagonal and horizontal will provide lateral support