BioDAQ for Rats and Mice
BioDAQ Food and Water intake monitoring system measures the episodic ad libitum feeding/ drinking activity of singly housed mice or rats in their home cage.
All strains react differently to a new environment. It is recommended that the animals be acclimated for up to 7 days.
Pelleted lab animal diets- The BioDAQ hoppers will accommodate most pelleted lab animal diets. Research Diets standard size 1/2 in. pelleted purified diets and grain based products from other manufacturers are compatible. When working with crumbly or high fat diets it is recommended that you use the extended hopper design to capture excessive spillage.
Water, sucrose solution, saline solution, alcohol- Liquid diet is not suggested for use in BioDAQ liquid bottles.
ad libitum food/ liquid intake