Kelp forest
Seal Station Friedrichskoog 
Description

Artificial kelp forest made out of multiple fire hoses - designed for pinnipeds and not tested with dolphins yet.

enrichment CATEGORIES

Primary

Physical habitat

Mid-water column device

Secondary

Food-related

Cognitive

Food Presentation

Free time challenges

Time to make
Budget

2-3 days

€ 40 with donated firehose

Safety

1. This was designed for grey seals - has not been tested with cetaceans but can hold up to pinniped teeth!

2. Supervise during introduction 

Instructions

1.

Measure and cut the size of rope, firehose and pipe elements (length depends on how large you want the kelp strands to be). 

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QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

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