1 MICROSCOPY – Tutorial

1) Microscopy Tutorial

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Tutorial Contents

Unboxing the Scope

The Optics (Magnifiers) 

The Screen on the Scope

The Stage & Its Adjustment

All About Lighting and Adjustment

Adjusting the Lighting and Focus

Using Practice Slides to Focus 

Sample Collection (Several Methods)

Skin Biopsy

Gill Biopsy One

Gill Biopsy Two

Intestinal Snip for Worms Etc.

The Parasites Overview 

Flukes Under The Scope

Costia Under The Scope

Ich / White Spot Under The Scope

Chilodonella Under The Scope

Trichodina Under The Scope

Miscellany and a 5 Minute Biopsy Collection Video 

 

Why the Celestron? 

It’s the best scope you can get, for anywhere near the price. It’s got a mechanical stage and a video screen PLUS video capture and the whole scope is less than 175$

The intent of this tutorial is to teach hobbyists how to use a microscope. This is not a five minute thing to learn. So if you’re in a rush, skip it.