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Getting ready for development

Getting ready for development in basement

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Update: pilot farm racks are built, and the equipment needed to insulate and control the temperature/humidity of the environment is also on site. Tasks needed to complete before first batch of mealworms are put in:

  1. All bins to be bottom screened
  2. Insulated tarp over windows, ceiling, & entrance
  3. Breeding bin stacks to be completed
  4. Collection bin to be screened
  5. Top-down sanitation - all surfaces to be disinfected prior to first batch of larvae being put in bins
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Sounds great

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Final update before completion & photos on November 1st
First batch of mealworms is arriving November 1st to be placed in bins for the following data collection experiments:

  1. density per cm2
  2. feeding rates in g/day, to be broken down in weeks (up until week 8)
  3. Testing of novel food & water sources
  4. Styrofoam testing

Remaining tasks:

  1. Tarp insulation
  2. Testing of all controlled environment parameters & equipment
  3. Sanitation - pre-batch cleaning
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