Trout In the Classroom Documentation (In Suggested Order of Reading)

(The links below will call up files stored on the GPFF's Google Drive)

  1. How to Achieve Accurate Aquarium Temperature Control
  2. Controlling Aquarium Temperatures
  3. Digital Thermometer Calibration
  4. Preparing and Using the Controller
  5. Aquarium Set Up 
  6. Aquarium Components
  7. SU Planner excel spreadsheet
  8. Aquarium Cleaning and Storage
  9. GPFF Trout In the Classrooom Aquarium Familiarization (Video showing aquarium set up and aquarium cleaning procedure to be used for GPFF aquaria.)
  10. Trout In the Classroom (A video made by North Bay chapter of Trout Unlimited showing the Trout In the Classroom experience.)
  11. A Trout’s Journal ( A video made by Jim Scherer from Dropcam Aquarium video clips in four classrooms during 2015 showing changes from egg to free swimming fry)
  12. Removing Dead Eggs  (A video tutorial)

  • Items #3 and #4 should be done at home from September through January.
  • Item #7 is an Excel spreadsheet used for establishing benchmark dates for swim-up (Button-up) events, as well as recording aquarium temperatures.
  • Item #8 shows the steps in setting up the aquarium in the classroom two weeks or more before eggs are delivered.
  • Item #9 Is a list of equipment that will be loaned to the teacher.
  • Item #10 shows the protocol to be used in cleaning GPFF aquaria.

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