Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001002052014AQUARIUM FISH CULTURECompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course; to know about the aquarium industry and follow the latest technological developments of aquarium world, freshwater and marine aquarium installation and maintenance skills that can be achieved, Located in freshwater aquarium fish and plant species that can be done and the growing recognition of the appropriate production techniques to learn, comparison of freshwater aquarium fish may be knowledgeable about diseases and to learn their methods of struggle, marine aquarium live in the area to identify and gain the ability to complete the requirements for life, to learn about aquarium fishes transportation
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Gürel Türkmen, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Müge A. Hekimoğlu
Learning Outcomes
1Awareness of the aquarium industry
2Which is necessary for an aquarium design data for physical properties can be formulated
3To understand the functions of the materials used in the aquarium
4According to the type of aquarium water parameters related to the ability to measure and control the development, selected chemicals to the water regulator
5To define the anatomical structures of aquarium fish
6For Aquarium fish species, live food prepared according to his ability to win
7Number of fish, according to the age and species to adjust the amount of feed.
8Live bearing species of fish live in groups that carry specific sex characters, the selection of healthy fish, broodstock selection for the production, preparation of production space, care and feeding of fry and adult fish can make
9Protect their offspring do not produce eggs of fish species in the group of characters bearing a special sex selection of healthy fish, broodstock selection for the production, preparation of production space, care and feeding of fry and adult fish can make
10Eggs and offspring produced by those groups in preserving the character of the fish species that carry specific sex selection of healthy fish, broodstock selection for production, manufacturing site preparation, maintenance and supply of fish fry and adults can do
11Aquarium plants aquarium in terms of their biological characteristics according to the placement, maintenance and the ability to make the production of
12Aquarium fish disease diagnosis and to take measures to ensure
13Get to know the types of marine aquarium
14Aware of the marketing stage aquarium fish
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Aquarium Industry, Aquarium Supplies, Aquarium Fish Anatomy of Aquarium Fish Nutrition and Feed, Animal Doğuranlar Group Included Species Generation, Eggs Produced with the breeder of the protected non-Group Included Species Generation, Eggs Produced with the breeder to protect those groups of species production, Aquarium Plants Aquarium Fish Diseases, Naval Introduction of species included in the aquarium, the Marine Aquarium Setup and Mechanization, Transport Aquarium Fish
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Information about aquariums SectorAquarists and aquarium fish breeders in the area tour
2Aquarium SuppliesDemonstration of aquarium supplies and guided the placement of the aquarium, aquarium construction
3Anatomy of aquarium fishGuided some of the impressions of the anatomy of aquarium fish
4Nutrition and Fish Feed AquariumsVarious dry feeds used in the aquarium to be guided show
5Included in the group of species live fish ProductionSome live feeds used in the preparation of an aquarium
6Produced with the egg and do not protect them of the species included in Group ProductionLive bearing group in the gender of the fish, broodstock selection, preparation for production in
7protect the eggs with those of the species included in Group ProductionProtect their offspring do not produce eggs and sex differentiation in fish in groups, rootstock selection, in preparation for production
8Midterm exam
9Aquarium PlantsPlacing plants in an aquarium
10Aquarium Fish DiseasesDisinfection of aquarium
11Sea Aquarium SuppliesPlacement of marine aquarium supplies
12Introduction of species included in marine aquariumSpecies could be incorporated into the aquarium to be guided show
13Aquarium Fish Transportation Related TopicsAquarium fish in the package notation guided
14Term project presentationsTerm project presentations
15Term project presentationsTerm project presentations
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Hekimoğlu, M. A., 2013. Akvaryum Teknolojisi Ders Kitabı, Alpbaz, A. 2000. Akvaryum Balıkları Ansiklopedisi,
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Field Work5315
Project Preparation155
Project Presentation111
Self Study5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO14   3   2 4  
LO24342 3432 4  
LO33333 3223 4  
LO4333323344 4  
LO53 1 132   3  
LO62   22321 4  
LO72   31333 3  
LO84   13432 2  
LO94   231 2 3  
LO103   14233 4  
LO114   41244 1  
LO123   12443 2  
LO1433 3 3433 3  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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