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science fair

11 years 1 month ago #22207 by Nuchal Man
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Another easy one to do would be nesting site preference in a certain species. Get various pairs of a species and set the tanks up in the same way. Decorate them  with different types of nesting sites (ex: cave, stone, flat surface, various hole sizes in terra cotta) and see if there is a certain preferred type of nesting site for that species.

Dare I say convicts are a good species to use!

How about a feeding frequency or food type and growth experiment.

Otherwise, I'd do a simple waterchange frequency experiment like stated above and see what impact water changes have on growth rate.

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11 years 1 month ago #22187 by whetfish
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You could look at nitrate build up over your water cycle and nitrite, amonia when you cycle a tank.  See what happens when a water change occurs.  You could see who is the dirtiest fish(Oscar, convict, frontosa, etc.).  Also you could get a good idea of when you absolutely NEED a water change.

You'd need to keep the stock constant in the tanks you want to measure. 

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11 years 1 month ago #22182 by redzebra24
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A couple years ago I had to do my project. At that point in time I did growth rate for plants with different types of waters used. I would think you need to set up 1 fish per tank/container to control the variables as much as possible. I would do 5g containers or clear shoe boxes, and just see what effects different types of water changes have on the growth of the fish.


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11 years 1 month ago #22181 by rm-slover
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It would be best to use an easy to spawn species such as a convict, and be able to keep the fry in 5- 10 gall on tanks. Pull all the fry at 1 week past free swimming after being fed a diet of Live BBS.

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11 years 1 month ago #22180 by leej24
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I agree.  You would keep temperature, feeding, amount of light/dark and other factors constant.

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11 years 1 month ago #22178 by madzarembski
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I vote for the effect of water changes on the growth rate of fry. Tank A- no changes, Tank B - 1 change a week. Tank C- 3 week, etc... Fry can be measured once a week.

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11 years 1 month ago #22177 by mikeg2929
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My daughter will be doing a science project this semester in her 8th grade class. 

Anyone have a good idea?  Simple is okay.  She wants to do something with fish and I am fooling around with a growth rate experiment -

Controlled tanks with different food, or temperature or cleanliness, or stocking, etc.

It is a pretty quick deal - she needs to be done in a couple of months.

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