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BEST LAB EVER!
Convention in Portland, OR – June 1-3, 2018
Syd Mitchell was there from England!
The feedback is in! It really was the BEST LAB EVER!
If you missed out, you can do an on-line version of the lab by purchasing course #220 - K.O.I. Lab
Here's a pic of pre-lab setup.
Itinerary: 9-5 Everyone MUST keep to the time schedule!
There will be 10 minute nature breaks between sessions 1 and 2 and sessions 3 and 4.
9 – 9:15 – Intro by Spike.
9:15 – 10:45 – Session 1
10:55 – 12:25 – Session 2
12:25 – 1:30 – LUNCH (CLICK HERE to get a list of nearby places where you can walk and get a quick lunch, or you can eat at the hotel!)
1:30 – 3:00 – Session 3
3:10 – 4:40 – Session 4
4:40 – Wrap up and Questions
4:45 – Hand out questionnaires (will take approx. 15 minutes) – when questionnaires are returned, there are SWAG BAG and door prizes, and participants may pick up their Koi.
ALL Hands-ON Break-Out Sessions:
1. Water quality and testing
a. Making dilutions
b. Testing the test kits
c. Comparing various brands of drop-type kits plus evaluating accuracy of various test strips
d. Using a digital scale
2. Water quality case studies
a. Unknowns Testing & Discussion
b. KH verification Testing & Discussion
a. Fish handling
b. Anesthesia, comparing various anesthetics
c. Mock injections
d. Gill and Fin snips
e. Mock ulcer treating and Sealing
4. Microscope work
a. Scraping a goldfish
b. Preparing the slide
c. Adjusting the scope
d. Scanning the slide
e. Identifying ALL parasites
f. Gill snip
g. Fin snip
Meet K.O.I. Staff in-person
- Spike Cover
- Karen Pattist
- Monte McQuade
- Mary Nielsen