Symbi Biological

Category: Fish Food Project


Fermenting Feed

Recently, a coworker asked if I had ever heard of fermenting chicken feed. Honestly, the only thing I’ve ever purposefully fermented has been barley, hops, water and yeast after brewing beer. Fermenting helps preserve foods and the microbes involved break…

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Behind the Scenes Visit

Visiting Monterey Bay Aquarium is always a treat. Located right on Cannery Row on Monterey Bay, it’s in the ideal location for an afternoon trip or a for a longer stay. I was lucky enough to get an invite after…

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Updated Fish Food Project Flow Chart

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The Hopper Hopper

Corralling crickets can be quite crazy at times. The mealworms are much, much easier to catch, that’s for sure. After a couple cricket harvests, it seemed like there must be a better way to collect them. So I cut open…

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Cricket or the Egg?

In our case, the cricket definitely came before the egg. For awhile there, I couldn’t even see the eggs they’re so small! The baby crickets just kind of showed up and I completely missed the eggs in the first habitat due…

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They Grow Up So Fast!

Gosh, they really do grow up fast don’t they? The crickets went from tiny little specks to actual crickets pretty quick. Take a look!

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Baby Crickets!!!

When I opened the cricket habitat today, I was surprised to see some little critters scurrying about. At first, they looked like an army of ants, but a closer look revealed they are baby crickets! Since we’ve added some heat mats…

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