Outline of a small permanent setup utilizing a number of small aquaria with e common filtration system.
A low cost and adaptable
benchtop recirculating aquarium
system for Nothobranchius fish
A recirculating aquarium system is described that can be set up on a laboratory bench.
This system is adaptable to the needs of the researcher and can be up- or down-scaled as
needed. It occupies little space. The system can be assembled at low cost by the researcher.
It has been proven suitable for raising and spawning Nothobranchius for experimental
purposes. Fry care and spawning are described in the context of the system. Disease and
water quality management strategies are also discussed.