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Incubation Tanks   

Description

The MNF have three on deck incubation units. Each unit has a 300 litre tank, and via a re-circulating heating/chilling system can maintain water temperatures between 2 and 34 degrees Celsius depending on the ambient environmental conditions. Filters and sterilisers are used and if necessary a live tank environment may be maintained. Variable light filtration can be added via the use of acrylic shading

Purpose

Used for conducting experiments and observations on phytoplankton activity

Operations

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