Growing Manual

Subsitutes for Fertilizers

Culture medium components are all easily found products of the agriculture industry but can be substituted with natural, easy to find or make ingredients.     Sodium Bicarbonate – Drinking Soda Powder which can be found at any market. If not available, the Carbon it provides can be found in tree ashes: tree ashes are mixed with water. A week later, …

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Fertilizers List and Quantities

The solution in which Spirulina grows is made up of water and fertilizers. It is advisable to prepare the fertilizer mix in advance and add water only upon use. Culture medium For 1 litter water add: 16g Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) 2g Potassium Nitrate (KNO3) 1g Sodium Chloride (NaCl) 0.1g Potassium Dihydrogenate Phosphate (KH2PO4) 0.1g Iron Sulfate (FeSO4) 0.1g Magnesium Sulfate …

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Quantity Of Bottles And Measurements Of Ponds

When using bottles it is recommended that each child has 7 bottles. Growing Spirulina in bottles is also the initial phase before proceeding to a pool, as before there is enough Spirulina to fill the pool (30 cm tall) it is too thin to survive. A 5 square meter pool will provide approximately 40g Spirulina a day for 10-20 children.

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