Culturing live spirulina at home can be exciting and rewarding, but it requires careful attention to detail and maintenance of optimal growth. Here are 5 key principals for getiing it right from day one!
Harvesting spirulina is a delicate process that requires attention, precision and above all, hygiene. Preferably, it should be done with minimum human intervention, to avoid contamination. While there are many ways to harvest and dry the fresh spirulina biomass, it is essential that you use proper harvesting equipment. In this article, we’ve gone over four […]
This DIY iron solution is used to replace chemical elements like FeSO4 and similar iron compounds in the organic spirulina culturing media
Ash water, AKA Lye is a powerful alkali base used in spirulina cultivation to replace potassium hydroxide. It is created by mixing rainwater and natural wood ashes.
Curious about how much Spirulina you could be producing? Try our free Spirulina Harvesting Calculator! With just a small space in your garden or windowsill, you can grow the most nutritious food on earth. Say goodbye to worrying about protein, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids – Spirulina has it all! By providing the ideal conditions […]
Just like plants, Spirulina also performs photosynthesis to produce oxygen and sugar to build upon. In addition to sunlight, it uses carbon dioxide which is dissolved in the water. If Spirulina production is going slow, it may need a little carbon boost. In this article I will walk you through a very easy process by Dr. […]
The Secchi disc has been a valuable tool since it was first invented by Angelo Secchi back in 1865. It is one of the most important tools you will ever need to grow Spirulina, regardless of whether you’re growing it with or without electricity, on-grid or off-grid, organically, or non-organically.
You know that feeling when you discover that something you thought you knew better than anything suddenly surprises you? Well, that’s how I felt when my organic spirulina culture told me about this awesome trick. I’m saying it told me because growing Spirulina successfully requires you to actually communicate with it as if it was […]
Growing Organic spirulina has many benefits for both your health and your pocket. That being said, many people find it totally disgusting when I tell them that one of the ingredients of the organic Spirulina culture medium is no different than human urine! I have to agree, I also found it odd to begin with, but then I did some research and realized it wasn't as bad as you think. Here's why...