Algae Culture Kit: Grows 5 Gallons of Spirulina
From a 15-year veteran of algae culture, this kit is for growing algae in your home is the perfect fit for beginners who want to experiment, learn and explore.
Spirulina is the common name of the colonial blue-green algae Arthrospira Platensis. Spirulina is commonly consumed by humans and animals and its blue pigment phycocyanin has medicinal and biotechnology value. Our culture is grown in our laboratories and it is concentrated prior to shipment.se Nutrient Formula
Spirulina Nutrients Formula
The nutrients used in the algae culture kit are a modification of the spirulina media developed by Aiba and Ogawa 1977, and Schlösser 1994. It uses NaNO3 (sodium nitrate) and NaPO4 (sodium phosphate) as the nitrogen and phosphorus sources. Our salts are a combination of sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, and sodium chloride. We are supplying all the things that you need to grow algae that you don’t already have in your basement, or could buy from your local pet shop.
What’s Included in this Algae Culture Kit
- 50ml starter cultures of concentrated algae (inoculum)
- 50 ml of concentrated nutrient media
- Salts, (sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, and trace metal containing sodium chloride)
- Instructions for cultivation
What You Will Need
- Chlorine-free water
- A growing vessel (such as a 10-gallon fish tank)
- Air supply
- Aerator or agitator
This kit is for growing 5-gallons of Arthrospira Platensis, AKA Spirulina.
Contains easy to follow instructions, nutrients, alkali salts, and algae inoculum
Important Note for Teachers!
Have this product delivered to your school and we will include extra supplies to aid in teaching algae culture in your classroom! Please send a message to us letting us know what supplies would be helpful and we will send what we are able for FREE! (limited time offer)