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Zebrafish Housing: The Recirculating and Cost-effective Open Design Aquaria System

Siti Zaleha Raduan, Qamar Uddin Ahmed, Muhamad Rusdi Ahmad Rusmili, Awis Sukarne Mohmad Sabere, Muhammad Salahuddin Haris, Mohd. Farooq Shaikh, Wan Azizi Wan Sulaiman, Nor Asyikin Zukifli and Muhammad Hamdi Mahmood

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 47, Issue 1, February 2024


Keywords: Aquaria system, cost-effective, custom-made, open-design, recirculating, zebrafish

Published on: 23 Febuary 2024

The zebrafish’s ease of care and high reproductive rate have made them a popular animal model. It is routinely kept and maintained in commercial aquariums. However, the expense of a particular system was prohibitive for researchers with limited budgets or who worked in universities without zebrafish-rearing facilities. Thus, a simple custom-made aquaria system was developed. The recirculating open-design aquaria system was cost-effective and may frequently be improved. This study has developed a distinctive aquaria system that can tackle the issues related to expanding research based on zebrafish.

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