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Culture

How to grow your own Spirulina at home – Part IV – The culture medium

The culture medium – or the water in which spirulina grows – is one of the most import parameter when growing spirulina at home. Why? Because spirulina will absorb whatever is in its environment, which is, you guested it, the culture medium. This means that spirulina will “bind” with heavy metals and…
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Biology

How to grow spirulina at home Part I – The light

Spirulina grows naturally in alkaline lakes located in tropical regions. To successfully grow spirulina at home you have to reproduce the same environmental conditions. It's really not hard if you know what to look for. Four factors are key to re-create that environment: the light, the temperature, the aeration or agitation of the…
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