Grow your own fresh & nutritious live spirulina
It's super easy to grow your own spirulina!
Step 1: Order a live culture.
Step 2: Set up your bioreactor.
Step 3: Monitor conditions.
Step 4: Reap what you grow.
Step 1: order a live culture
It all starts with a live Spirulina culture. It is like you need a seed or a cutting to grow a tree. In this case you need a quantity of Spirulina cells to start your culture. They will be suspended in a nutrient growth media. You only need a relatively small amount to get started. Under the right conditions the cells rapidly divide and so you can expand the volume of your culture at a geometric rate.
When buying a culture there are a few things to be aware of here:
Relax. It takes very little space to grow your own spirulina.
A single 60L aquarium will provide ample spirulina to supplement the diet’s of two people.
Step 2: Set up your bioreactor
A bioreactor is just a fancy name for the container in which you grow your Spirulina. The best thing to use is an aquarium because it has transparent sides and won’t breakdown in the sun. You can also grow in clear plastic storage containers, large glass jars, or a small kids swimming pool. As long as the vessel facilitates ample light penetration into the culture, you are good to go.
A 60L aquarium will provide ample spirulina to supplement the diet’s of 2 people.
Depending on how much Spirulina is demanded, you can easily expand your farm size by adding more bioreactors.
Other pieces of easy to obtain equipment include an aquarium air pump, a thermometer, a pH pen and an aquarium heater.
Step 3: Monitor conditions
Spirulina is a robust organism that has survived for over 3.6 billion years. If you get a few basic elements right you will have a thriving culture that will keep you in an endless supply of fresh, live, raw Spirulina. Here are some of the most important elements:
"Once harvested there are heaps of ways you can use fresh spirulina!."
Step 4: Reap what you grow
Harvesting Spirulina is easy. All you do is sieve the culture through an fine screen printing mesh. You will be left with a thick paste. You then wash the paste in clean water and sieve it again. That’s basically it.
Once harvested there are heaps of ways you can use fresh spirulina! From beauty products to beautiful food. The thing is, fresh, raw spirulina has a very mild flavor and smell so it is highly versatile – you can eat it straight, add it to a drink or your cooking – check out the food blog pages.
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