Algae Harvesting Experiment 1 (Preparing an Algae Culture)

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Here we are making a small photobioreactor, which will allow us to harvest larger amounts of algae from small sample cultures.

Jug A contains only water while jug B contains a small amount of liquid fertilizer.

This experiment is based on the one found here:

http://mechms.blogspot.com/2012/06/algae-farm-bio-reactor.html

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Materials:

Container (to hold the algae, one liter minimum)

Small Aquarium Air Pump (to introduce air bubbles)

Liquid Plant Food

A Few mL of Algae

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