Update #5 Feeding Algae to Others

As I mentioned in last¬†post, spirulina is equally nutritious and unappetizing, at least I have had a hard time finishing my homemade spirulina smoothies. This combination is obviously less than ideal, and while this algae¬†may be “the food of the future”, I imagined it would be hard to get people to eat it. To test […]

MFC Update #4, Harvesting & Biofilms!

As I discussed in my last update, getting the algae to latch onto my electrode has been a big hurdle. Luckily, instead of 3d printing a filter apparatus, I was able to get a good amount of algae onto the carbon cloth simply through thinning the culture. This freed up space in the dense culture […]