Wet Lab


The Wet Lab is located on the first floor of our facility in Cedar Key, and is available to faculty, staff, and students for research and experimentation. This space is outfitted with water delivery, aeration, a modular and flexible tank system for a range of uses that will include hard clam culture, mesocosm and many other experiments for ecological studies in the region.

About the Service

Use the calendar to check availability and complete a reservation request. One of our staff members will confirm your reservation or ask additional questions.

We provide the following tank options for experiments:

  • Algae Culture System (Max: 30)
  • Larval Rearing Tanks (Max: 18 / Volume: 50 gal. each)
  • 500 Gallon Rectangular tanks (Max: 4)
  • 500 Gallon Circular Tanks (Max: 3)
  • Tall Modular Tubs (Max: 12 / Height: 25″ / Volume Capacity 100 gal. each)
  • Short Modular Tubs (Max: 12 / Height: 12″ / Volume Capacity 50 gal. each)

Reserve the Wet Lab

To request a reservation choose an available date and time slot from the calendar and fill in the form below.

Please note that submitting this form does not guarantee your reservation, it is a request for a time slot – we will get back to you within two business days to confirm your reservation or work with you to find another time that works. At that time we may also ask for more information to complete your booking.

NCBS does not provide staff to manage experiments. Please be prepared to oversee your experiment throughout your reservation.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Reservation Form
What types of tanks do you need?*
Algae Culture System Quantity*
Larval Rearing Tanks*
500 Gallon Rectangular Tank Quantity*
Short Modular Tub Quantity*
500 Gallon Circular Tank Quantity*
Tall Modular Tub Quantity*
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Will you be keeping live organisms in the tanks specified above?*
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Is flow through needed?*
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Is aeration through needed?*
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Are grow lights needed?*
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