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ToiletTank13
03/30/2003, 02:48 PM
Do you think it would be possible to automate the process of feeding the tank through a dosing pump directly from the culture bottles, and can a continuous culture be maintained through resupply of fresh salwater to the bottles via another dosing pump?

Dwayne
04/01/2003, 10:19 AM
Originally posted by ToiletTank13
Do you think it would be possible to automate the process of feeding the tank through a dosing pump directly from the culture bottles,

Yes this could be done. A drip method could also be used to prvide continuous supply.

and can a continuous culture be maintained through resupply of fresh salwater to the bottles via another dosing pump?

This is a little harder to do. The problem comes in maintaining the phyto density and proper amount of fertilizer. Do a search in the Advanced Topics forum and you should find a couple of threads to give you some ideas.

Thanks

Dwayne

Nanook
04/08/2003, 11:43 PM
Dwayne, can you come down to St Louis and setup a fully automated Phytoplankton/Rotifier feeding station for me? It would be good for Murray to meet the stranger that the master left for.


Nanook:mixed: