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What is the new Split hygromycin method? How does it differ from MosSCI? How can we use it to help you?

In 2020 a new method of inserting transgenes into the genome of C, elegans was introduced to the field, and was quickly adopted by InVivo Biosystems. In this article we will discuss the new Split hygromycin method, how it differs from the traditional MosSCI method, and what benefits this new method has both for us in the InVivo Biosystems lab, and for our customers.

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Which popular live food is best for your zebrafish?

Which Popular Live Food is Best for Your Zebrafish? A Head-to-Head Comparison of Rotifers and Artemia

When choosing the right food for a Danio rerio colony there are a number of factors to consider. This guide will help navigate the roadblocks of live food selection. These challenges are split into two main categories: First level factors and second level factors. In this article we go into more depth on each food type and considerations you should take into account when deciding which food is best for your zebrafish.

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Maintaining water quality

Zebrafish Husbandry 101: Maintaining Water Quality

Maintaining water quality is crucial for successful zebrafish maintenance and husbandry, especially during the startup of a fish rack. This video discusses how to keep track of the water quality parameters (ammonia, nitrites, nitrates, and pH), gives an example of how we started our fish rack, and the process of the nitrogen cycle for initial rack set-up.

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