His Spirulina Failed, So He Tried Chlorella

Seagriculture USA 2024

T​his video comes from “Doing It Ourselves” with AdamEnt. He’s been trying for about a year to grow spirulina and somehow try to turn it into renewable, third generation biofuel.

Unfortunately, Adam says, due to neglect on his part, he found that after clearing out the culture and restarting, he couldn’t get his spirulina to grow, which led him to suspect his “little squiggly dudes” had met their demise.

So, not to be defeated, he switched to growing some “round fatty bois,” AKA chlorella vulgaris, which he feels has some distinct advantages. This species of algae has more lipids than spirulina, and stores them in a more easily extractable form, which is good for things like making biodiesel.

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