Trout in The Classroom (TIC)
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Jake, Jordan, and Jess sorting our shipment of eggs (11/5/14). Out of about 450 eggs, 400 were found viable.
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Fish Crew with Fish Lips

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Essential Daily Care Resources
  1. How to conduct the daily water quality test.
  2. How to siphon clean gravel in the tank.
  3. Basic Care Instructions
  4. Weekly water change
  5. Troubleshooting
  6. Understanding the Nitrogen Cycle in our tank

!!!Remember!!!

Always wash hands and rinse your hands thoroughly before putting them in the tank!

WEEKLY WORK LIST:
  • Monday > Water test > Fill up 5 gallon bucket with tap water and add dechlorinator (Tap Water Conditioner) as per the bottle instructions. Remove any dead fish.
  • Tuesday > Water test > Remove any dead fish.
  • Wednesday > Water test >Remove any dead fish. >Add StressZyme to the treated 5 gallon bucket of water as per bottle directions. Remove any dead fish.
  • Thursday > Water test > Remove any dead fish.> Siphon vacuum the gravel to fill a 5 gallon bucket. > Water change with the treated 5 gallon bucket
  • Friday > Water test > Remove any dead fish.



DATA2016-2017 Trout Tank Data Entry Form2016 -2017 Trout Tank Data Spreadsheet
Archived data2014-2015 Tank Data2013-2014 Tank Data
2015-2016 Trout Tank Data Entry Form
2015-2016 Trout Tank Data Spreadsheet

How to sort your data in Google Spreadsheet



Set Up & Background Information For The Year
Technical information and set up of the tank.
Tank set up videos

Trout Spawning
Packing and shipping our trout...
How the trout get to our classroom...
Sorting Eggs


END of YEAR CLEAN UP AND STORAGE

RESOURCE LINKS AND VIDEOS FOR TROUT IN THE CLASSROOM

PA Trout in the Classroom Site

Trout in the Classroom (Pa. Home)

Aquarium Resource Guide

TIC Classroom Example from Tennessee


pH

pH - Link #1
pH Link #2
pH Link #3

Ammonia

Ammonia Link #1
Ammonia Link#2

Nitrite

Nitrites
Nitrite / Nitrate Levels

Nitrate

Nitrates Link #1
Nitrates Link #2
Nitrates Link#3

Filtration

Filtration Basics
Fluval Filters

Chillers

Trade Wind Chillers


Trout In The Classroom Reporter Resources
Marcus Schneck's Outdoor Articles
Elements of a good story
Advice on writing a news article
Sample Trout in the Classroom articles from other papers

Reporter draft form (Pre-interview)



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