Spirulina depends on chlorophyll to carry out photosynthesis and there for requires light to grow.
Since spirulina is also capable of self nourishment by using inorganic materials, it is Also autotrophic.
photosynthesis is the Use by green plants of the energy in sunlight to carry out chemical reactions, such as the conversion of carbon dioxide into oxygen.
Photosynthesis also produces the sugars that feed the plant.
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