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Thread: How to create a Breeding Journal

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    How to create a Breeding Journal

    To create your Breeding Journal you need to follow the guidelines below:
    1) The thread subject should be "Breeding Journal, Species: [Species]" where [Species] is the SCIENTIFIC NAME of the
    species in the journal.
    2) Copy the following code and paste it into the first post of your thread. This information should be kept up to date as
    3) This first summary post should ONLY contain the information below. Any pictures or other information should be put in
    additional posts not in the summary post.

    [center][u][b][size="3"]Breeding Journal DataSheet[/size][/b][/u]
    [color="red"]This first post should be updated regularly to include new information as events take place or changes are made to your
    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]General [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Social Structure: [/b]
    [b]Size of Individuals: [/b]
    [b]Age of Individuals:[/b]
    [b]Date added to Tank:[/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Broodstock Tank Details [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Size of Tank:[/b]
    [b]Substrate Details:[/b]
    [b]Filtration Details:[/b]
    [b]Water Changes:[/b]
    [b]Water Temperature:[/b]
    [b]Lighting Cycle:[/b]
    [b]Other Tank Inhabitants:[/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Broodstock Feeding Details [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Food Types:[/b]
    [b]Feeding Schedule:[/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Spawning Details [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Date of First Spawn:[/b]
    [b]Spawn Time of Day:[/b]
    [b]Dates of Consecutive Spawns:[/b]
    [b]Courtship Details:[/b]
    [b]Egg Size:[/b]
    [b]Egg Color:[/b]
    [b]Egg Count: [/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Hatch Details [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Hatch Date:[/b]
    [b]Hatch Time of Day:[/b]
    [b]# Days after Spawn:[/b]
    [b]Larvae Description:[/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Larval Tank Details [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Temperature:[/b] 80
    [b]Size of Larval Tank:[/b]
    [b]Substrate Details:[/b]
    [b]Other Tank Decor:[/b]
    [b]Filtration Details:[/b]
    [b]Lighting Cycle:[/b]
    [b]Water Changes:[/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Larval Feeding Details [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Food Types:[/b]
    [b]Feeding Schedule:[/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Metamorphosis/Settlement [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Date of Settlement Start:[/b]
    [b]Days after Hatch:[/b]
    [b]Date of Settlement End:[/b]
    [b]Description of Fry:[/b]

    [b][u][color="#000080"][size="3"]Grow-Out Tank Details [/size][/color][/u][/b]
    [b]Size of Grow-Out Tank:[/b]
    [b]Substrate Details:[/b]
    [b]Other Tank Decor:[/b]
    [b]Filtration Details:[/b]
    [b]Lighting Cycle:[/b]
    [b]Water Changes:[/b]
    [b]Size at Transfer:[/b]
    [b]Age at Transfer:[/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Grow-Out Feeding Details [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Food Types:[/b]
    [b]Feeding Schedule:[/b]

    [color="#000080"][size="3"][u][b]Additional Information [/b][/u][/size][/color]
    [b]Miscellaneous Information:[/b]

    [color="red"][b]You will be required to provide photographic evidence in this thread of each event submitted for the MBI Program.
    If your thread does not contain these photos the MBI Committee will not be able to approve your reports.[/b][/color]
    Last edited by Iggy; 01-26-2011 at 10:25 PM.

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