Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC Vivarium Rooms

Vivarium rooms in Raleigh, NC. For over 20 years we have been working with Raleigh, NC researchers to provide humane and often precise conditions to meet their unique and specific needs. Darwin Chambers understands what a precise vivarium rooms can do for your research. That's why we are constantly finding new solutions to offer researchers the best controlled environment rooms possible. To find out more about how Darwin Chambers can help your research in Raleigh, NC, read on below, reach out to us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online.

In addition to vivarium rooms, we also design and manufacture plant growth rooms and plant growth chambers for our Raleigh, NC clients who focus on plant research, as well as insect rearing rooms and insect rearing chambers for the study of insects.

What Are Vivarium Rooms?

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 include a range of functions and sizes, from a tarantula cage in a kid's room, to the dolphinarium at Sea World.

In the scientific community, vivarium rooms are also known as animal research facilities, and their purpose is to keep animals and/or plants under conditions simulating a natural environment. These types of microecosystems are essential for observing organisms in a specific environment, or safely housing animals who are being tested for research purposes.

Important Aspects of Vivarium Rooms in Raleigh, NC

There are a variety of environmental controls needed for a well-functioning vivarium room. For your research purposes in Raleigh, NC, you'll need to ensure your controlled environment room can properly sustain:

  • Lighting — Different organisms need different levels and types of lighting that meet their adapted needs. Ectotherms warm themselves with outside heat like the sun, while some plants do best in the shade. Different bulbs offer different levels and types of heat and light, and your vivarium room may need a regulator to replicate light and dark periods.
  • Temperature and Humidity — Similarly, different organisms can only survive with a temperature and humidity similar to their natural habitat. Heat can be sourced from your facility's system or special lamps.
  • Air Quality — Ventilation is essential for circulating air, preventing mold growth, preventing the proliferation of damaging bacteria, and balancing the air flow between the holding room and vivarium room. There are a variety of exhaust fan options we can fit for your room, depending on your needs.

An organism's physical environment 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 Raleigh, NC research.

Benefits of Choosing Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Rooms in Raleigh, NC

It's no wonder Darwin Chambers has been a "go-to" manufacturer and vendor of vivarium rooms to the Raleigh area since 2003. We are driven to consistently improve our units for our clients, and our dedication to customer service is second to none. We customize each unit based on a client's specific needs. With a Darwin Chambers vivarium room, you enjoy the benefits of:

  • Our Technologies We're constantly looking for new ways to improve our already impeccable units. With our virtual touchscreens, precision ultrasonic humidification, antimicrobial handles, and more, your Raleigh, NC vivarium room is made for ease-of-use, and will be reliable, 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 we've installed your vivarium room; we want your unit to work properly as long as it lasts. We offer technical support as long as your controlled environment room lasts, such as:
  • Our Compliance Standards — Vivariums are subject to a variety of regulations. All of our vivarium rooms are in accordance with the following regulations:

    All instruments are also calibrated to NIST traceable standards.

  • Financing We work with North Star Leasing so our Raleigh, NC scientists can work with the great units they need while maintaining working capital, protecting existing lines of credit, and taking advantage of certain tax codes.
  • Our "Quick Ship" Program Need a vivarium room, but need it sooner rather than later? We also offer pre-built units, which we promise will get to your Raleigh, NC facility no later than 15 business days after your order.

With all of our custom or pre-engineered units in Raleigh, NC, you'll get:

  • Fans and lights that offer superior efficiency and distribution
  • Available temperature ranges from 20°C to 60°C; 37°C standard set point
  • ADA compliance at no extra cost
  • 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 alarm, a potentially life-saving feature for injured personnel

To see a full list of our vivarium room specifications, download our brochure:

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Other services we offer to Raleigh, NC clients include:

Call Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Room in Raleigh, NC

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 understand the importance of a precise vivarium room for your Raleigh, NC research, and we know how to the exact room for your research to thrive. Call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online.

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