Topic-icon Todd Gardner: Small actions / simple tools make a big difference in marine fish

More
2 months 6 days ago #92624 by allenjj
allenjj created the topic: Todd Gardner: Small actions / simple tools make a big difference in marine fish
From our friends at Bulk Reef Supply ( www.bulkreefsupply.com )

Todd Gardner: Small actions / simple tools make a big difference in marine fish culture | MACNA 2017



In any lecture or article on marine fish culture, small details are often omitted, not necessarily for the purpose of keeping secrets, but probably more often because of the simple constraints of time, attention spans, and maximum word counts. The resulting presentation includes important bullet points like broodstock diet, first food, transition foods, time to settlement, filtration, water parameters, etc. Essentially, it answers the big questions on everybody’s minds. Yet aquarists following even a detailed recipe for success will frequently experience vastly different outcomes. Some will attribute this to their level of experience, or just “having the right touch” (or not). Very often that “right touch” comes with experience and amounts to an accumulation of seemingly insignificant factors, any one of which might have little bearing on the outcome of your efforts, but in combination, can make all the difference. In this presentation, I will cover as many of these little details as time will allow, at all stages of production, from phytoplankton culture, to grow-out and broodstock management.



Todd Gardner is a professor of marine biology at Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead, NY. His life and his career have both been shaped by his passion for marine life and he has written numerous scientific and popular articles about his research and experiences collecting, keeping, and culturing marine organisms.

Todd’s professional background includes work on a National Geographic documentary, commercial aquaculture at C-quest Hatchery in Puerto Rico, and an 11-year term at the Long Island Aquarium where he spent much of his time developing techniques for rearing marine fish larvae. To date he has raised more than 50 species.

In 2013 Todd received the prestigious Aquarist of the Year Award from the Marine Aquarium Society of North America (MASNA). In his spare time, Todd dives, photographs marine life, runs marathons, and plays in a blues band.



*Legal Stuff*
The purpose and content of this video is to provide general information regarding the products and their applications as presented in the video. Aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all express or implied warranties, in any way, related to the products and their application as presented in this video, make no representation or warranty regarding the products and the application as presented in this video and shall not be liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages of any type, including but not limited to punitive damages, or from personal injury or death resulting from or in any manner related to the video, and the products in and contents of the video. The viewer expressly agrees that aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents shall not be liable for any damages or losses related to the products in and content of the video and hereby agrees to hold the foregoing harmless from any such losses or damages.

John

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Time to create page: 0.084 seconds
Powered by Kunena Forum

CDMAS Login

Welcome to CDMAS, please log in or create a user account to participate in more of the sites activities and resources. Free limited accounts will allow you to post and participate with our forums.

CDMAS Daily Unique Visitors

Today 30

Yesterday 327

Current Week 357

Current Calendar Month 3187

Visitors since 9/19/15 176167

Currently are 174 guests and no members online

By using the sponsors link at the top of the page you could place your ad here .

Please Visit Our Sponsors

EV SSL