Daily tank fees include, if requested by the researcher:  Suppy of BioOregon Fish Food, the option for AAHL staff to set up tanks and feed fish once per day; daily health checks, and provision of blended well water to requested temperature.  Researchers may request AAHL staff to assist with their projects beyond what is included in the tank fees and will be charged per hour labor fees.  For example:  ACUP assistance, fish acquisition, special diets, more than one feed per day, specialized plumbing, tank cleaning/flushing or tank disinfecting and breakdown at the end of the experiment, and sampling.  Please contact the AAHL Manager to discuss your individual needs.

Tank Size Location Number of Tanks
Available

$ Cost/Tank/Day
Ambient (13°C)

$ Cost/Tank/Day
Heated or Chilled
Aquaria       Indoor 50 0.46 0.46
9 liter Indoor 30 0.76 0.84
25 liter Indoor 144 2.28 2.52
100 liter Indoor 64 2.32 2.56
3 ft dia (380 L) Indoor 15 2.62 3.01
3 ft dia (380 L) Outdoor 35 2.48 N/A
4 ft dia (707 L) Outdoor 6 2.66 N/A
5 ft dia (1414 L) Outdoor 4 2.66 N/A
Incubator Indoor 2 N/A 2.04

BSL2 Containment Dry Laboratory:  $11/day

Includes exclusive use of room, biosafety cabinet (certification, service, decontamination), waste stream autoclave/incineration, and disposal, etc.

BSL2 Isolation Room/Containment Wet Laboratory:  $11/day

Facilities lease for BSL2 isolation room or using non-native species/pathogens or BSL2 level pathogens.  Includes exclusive use of isolation tank room, necropsy area, refrigerator, decontamination, waste stream autoclave/incineration and disposal etc.  Does not include tank fees.

SERVICES AND SUPPORT RATES

Hourly Student Support $15.00/hour; Provide support for requested project assistance. Can include animal care and husbandry, health checks, feeding, tank set up, cleaning and disinfecting and collection of samples if needed.

Technician/Staff Support $42.00/hour; Provide support for requested project assistance. Can include husbandry, health checks, feeding, tank set up, cleaning and disinfecting and collection of fish samples or filtering of water samples if needed. May also include assistance with ACUPs, literature searches. May include minor procedures such as tagging, necropsy, tissue collection, formalin or hydrogen peroxide treatments, bacterial streaks etc. Can include assistance with ACUPs, limited literature searches, experimental set up fabrication/minor plumbing changes.