Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN Vivarium Rooms

Vivarium rooms in Minneapolis, MN. Since 2003, we have been working with Minneapolis, MN researchers to provide safe and often precise conditions to meet their unique and specific requirements. Darwin Chambers knows how essentially working vivarium rooms are for your research needs. That's why we are constantly developing new practices and technologies to offer our clients the best product for them. For more information on how Darwin Chambers can help your facility in Minneapolis, MN, read on below, reach out to us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us through our website.

Beyond vivarium rooms, we also design and manufacture plant growth rooms and plant growth chambers for Minneapolis, MN scientists who primarily do plant research, as well as 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 enclosed area where animals and/or plants can live in conditions similar to their natural habitat. That can be anything from a tarantula cage in a teenager's room, to the penguinarium at the Prague Zoo.

For research purposes, vivarium rooms can also be called animal research facilities, and their purpose is to keep animals and/or plants under conditions simulating a natural environment. These types of microecosystems are a fundamental aspect of observing plants or animals under certain conditions, or humanely housing animals who are being tested for research purposes.

Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing a Vivarium Room in Minneapolis, MN

There are numerous environmental controls needed for a well-functioning vivarium room. For your facility in Minneapolis, MN, you need to know that your controlled environment room can properly sustain:

  • Lighting — Different plants and animals need different levels and types of lighting that meet their adapted needs. Reptiles, amphibians, and other animals warm themselves with external heat sources like the sun, while other life forms rarely see the light of day. Simulating the right light can take different types of bulbs, and we can also build in a controller to simulate night and day.
  • Temperature and Humidity — Similarly, different organisms can only survive with a temperature and humidity similar to their natural habitat. Heat can be provided through an HVAC system or special lamps.
  • Air Flow — Proper air flow is crucial for circulating air, staving off mold growth, reducing the proliferation of harmful bacteria, and equalizing the ventilation between the holding room and vivarium room. There are numerous exhaust fan options we can fit for your room, depending on the temperature and humidity of the room in question.

An animal or plant's physical environment plays a fundamental role in their health. You require an impeccable vivarium room to guarantee the integrity of both your specimens and research in Minneapolis, MN.

Benefits of Choosing Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Rooms in Minneapolis, MN

It's no surprise to us that we have been a "go-to" seller of vivarium rooms to the Minneapolis area since 2003. We are driven to constantly improve our units for our clients, and our commitment to customer support is unmatched. All of our controlled environment rooms are custom-built based on your research needs. Among the many reasons to choose a Darwin Chambers vivarium room are:

  • Our Technologies We're constantly looking for new ways to improve our already impeccable products. With our virtual touchscreens, precision ultrasonic humidification, antimicrobial surfaces, and more, your Minneapolis, MN vivarium room is made for ease-of-use, and will be dependable, energy-efficient, and will keep you and your specimens safe.
  • Our Service Plans We don't stop working for you once you have the vivarium room that fits your needs; we want to make sure your unit stays at peak performance and lasts as long as you need it to. We offer technical support throughout the lifetime of your controlled environment room, such as:
  • Our Compliance Standards — Vivariums are are well-regulated and often have strict regulatory guidelines. All of our vivarium rooms are compliant with the following standards:

    All instruments are also calibrated to NIST traceable standards.

  • Financing We partner with North Star Leasing so our Minneapolis, MN researchers can work with the amazing units they need while maintaining financial flexibility.
  • Our "Quick Ship" Program Looking for a vivarium room, but need it ASAP? We also offer pre-built units, which we promise will arrive at your Minneapolis, MN facility no later than 15 business days after your order.

Specifications for our controlled environment rooms include:

  • Fans and lights that offer superior efficiency and distribution
  • Available temperature ranges from 20°C to 60°C; 37°C typical 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
  • Illuminated personnel emergency antimicrobial pull cord, a potentially life-saving feature for injured personnel

For the full list of our vivarium room specifications, download our brochure:

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Other services we offer to Minneapolis, MN clients include:

Choose Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Room in Minneapolis, MN

No one can beat Darwin Chambers in the value, reliability, expertise, and availability of our vivarium rooms and technicians. Our mission statement is to "grow and lead our biotech industry through the efforts of a creative, skilled, and professional workforce." We know the importance of an impeccable vivarium room for your Minneapolis, MN research, and we know how to build the room for your research to thrive. Call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote.

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