A Guide On Growing Spirulina

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If you have your eyes set on how to grow spirulina, you will find many useful tips in this article. You will learn all there is to know and why most people are fans of having spirulina in their yard.

What is Spirulina?

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Spirulina is an algae rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and proteins, which is why many people tip it as one of the foods to watch out for in the future. It requires low maintenance and could be an ideal plant to learn how to start a water garden. 

Benefits of Spirulina

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·  It is a rich source of nutrition. ·  anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties. ·  Reduces high blood pressure.  ·  Cancer-preventive properties. ·  It reduces the chances of heart disease. ·  It could increase the hemoglobin content in people.  ·  You could also notice an increase in muscle strength. ·  It could help control blood sugar levels.

What You Need For Spirulina Cultivation

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– Fresh spirulina  – Containers (preferably aquarium) – Water  – Fertilizers  – Litmus Paper – Filtration cloth  – Agitation device  – Microscope  – Gloves  

Prepare Culture Medium For Growing Spirulina

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·  Mix the water and fertilizers depending on the quantity you will use in your container. ·  The fertilizer has to dissolve completely in the water before adding in the spirulina.  ·  The best temperature to encourage growth for spirulina is 30-35c.  ·  You should keep the pH between 10 and 11, but you can get positive results from 8 onwards, but most growers keep it slightly high alkaline.  ·  The salinity of the mix is also something to take note of.  ·  When the medium is ready, you can add fresh spirulina.

How To pPurchase Spirulina

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