Kid Science

Q: What do you feed Zebrafish?

A: Brine shrimp (sea monkeys) and paramecia.

Brine shrimp

Paramecia

Paramecia

Two Paramecia

Two Paramecia

Q: What do Zebrafish eggs look like?

1 cell embryoA: Watch a video of their development.

Shown: 1 Cell Embryo

 

Q: How long does it take for Zebrafish to hatch?

Embryo ready to hatchA: 3-4 days; see a video.

Shown: Embryo ready to hatch.

 

Q: What is so cool about Zebrafish?

A: They are transparent!  They can be flourescent!  They teach us a lot about biology!

Casper Zebrafish

Fli Gata Zebrafish

Fli Gata Zebrafish

Flourescent Head of Zebrafish

Flourescent Head of Zebrafish

Heart beat

Zebrafish heartbeat

Heart and blood flow

Glowing heart and blood in a fish embryo

Jumping Zebrafish

Jumping Zebrafish

Red blood cells

ZEISS Cell Observer SD - erythrocytes in a Zebrafish embryo