0
$\begingroup$

How much microscope zoom would I need to watch the development of a Zebrafish embryo in certain detail? Thanks guys!

$\endgroup$
  • 2
    $\begingroup$ It might help if you clarify what you mean by "certain detail". $\endgroup$ – Bryan Krause Jun 16 '17 at 23:19
  • $\begingroup$ Observing the development of cord and eyes would be a good start. $\endgroup$ – Sérgio Murilo Gonzaga Silva Jun 16 '17 at 23:21
2
$\begingroup$

From personal experience, it should be sufficient to observe zebrafish at 10-20x magnification for broad structural changes during development. If your microscope has a 10x eyepiece, then that would be 1-2x zoom. If you are observing sub-cellular changes, you would benefit from higher magnification.

$\endgroup$

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.