Austin, TX

Austin, TX Vivarium Rooms

Vivarium rooms in Austin, TX. Since 2003, we have been working with Austin, TX researchers to provide safe and often pinpoint conditions to meet their unique and particular needs. Darwin Chambers understands how essentially working vivarium rooms are for your research needs. For that reason, we are always finding new solutions to get researchers the best controlled environment rooms for them. For more information on what we can do for your research needs in Austin, TX, continuing reading, reach out to us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online.

Beyond vivarium rooms, we also offer plant growth rooms and plant growth chambers for our Austin, TX clients who focus on plant research, in addition to insect rearing rooms and insect rearing chambers for the study of insects.

What is a Vivarium Room?

Latin for "place of life," a vivarium is an artificially built space to hold living organisms, whether they be plants or animals. That can include anything from a small aquarium on a teenager's desk, to Biosphere 2.

In the scientific community, vivarium rooms are also known as animal research facilities, and they are used to store animals and/or plants in a specific, controlled environment. These microecosystems are essential for observing plants or animals in a specific environment, or safely housing animals who are being used for research purposes.

Important Environmental Controls in Vivarium Rooms in Austin, TX

There are numerous environmental controls required to keep a vivarium room functioning properly. For your research purposes in Austin, TX, you'll need to ensure the controlled environment room can properly maintain:

  • Light — Different plants and animals need different levels and types of lighting that meet their adapted needs. "Cold-blooded" animals need sunlight to warm themselves, while other life forms rarely see the light of day. Different bulbs offer different levels and types of heat and light, and your vivarium room may need a controller to replicate light and dark periods.
  • Temperature and Humidity — Similarly, different life forms can only survive with a temperature and humidity similar to their natural habitat. Heat can be provided through an HVAC system or heat lamps.
  • Air Quality — Ventilation is crucial for circulating air, staving off mold accumulation, reducing the proliferation of damaging bacteria, and stabilizing the air flow between the holding room and vivarium room. There are numerous exhaust fan options we can fit for your room, depending on your needs.

An organism's habitat is as important as anything to keeping them healthy. You require a precise vivarium room to ensure not just the health of your specimens, but the integrity of your Austin, TX research.

Benefits of Choosing Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Rooms in Austin, TX

There's a good reason we have been a leading manufacturer and vendor of vivarium rooms to the Austin area for more than 20 years. We push ourselves to consistently improve our units for the people who need them, and our dedication to customer support is unparalleled. We customize each unit based on your research needs. With a Darwin Chambers vivarium room, you enjoy the benefits of:

  • Our Technologies We're consistently looking for new ways to improve our already impeccable products. With our virtual touchscreens, precision ultrasonic humidification, antimicrobial handles, and more, your Austin, TX vivarium room will be easy to use, dependable, have lower energy loads than other units, and will be safe for all organisms who enter and reside in it.
  • Our Service Plans Our mission doesn't stop when once you have the vivarium room that fits your needs; we want your unit to work correctly as long as it lasts. We offer technical support as long as your controlled environment room lasts, including:
  • Our Compliance Standards — The use of animals for research is subject to numerous regulatory guidelines. All of our vivarium rooms adhere to the following standards:

    All instruments are also calibrated to NIST traceable standards.

  • Financing We work with North Star Leasing so our Austin, TX scientists can get the impeccable units they need while maintaining financial flexibility.
  • Our "Quick Ship" Program Looking for a vivarium room, but need it sooner rather than later? We can provide you with pre-built rooms, which we promise will get to your Austin, TX facility within 15 business days.

Specifications for our vivarium rooms include:

  • Fans and lights that offer incredibly low energy loads
  • Available temperature ranges from 20°C to 60°C; 37°C standard set point
  • ADA compliance with no additional cost to customer
  • Humidity control at sensor: ±0.5%
  • Temperature control at sensor / set-point: ±0.2° C
  • A variety of surface and construction options
  • Glow-in-the-dark personnel emergency alarm, a potentially life-saving feature for injured personnel

To see a complete list of our vivarium room specifications, click on the button below:

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Other services we offer to Austin, TX clients include:

Choose Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Room in Austin, TX

No one can beat Darwin Chambers in the value, reliability, expertise, and availability of our vivarium rooms and staff. Our mission statement is to "provide innovative, high-quality, controlled environments and related services for researchers, while aiding in the development needed to improve our world." We understand the importance of an impeccable vivarium room for your Austin, TX research, and we know how to the exact room you need. Call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or ask for a quote through our website.

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