Easy to use classroom and Home-School projects to investigate photosynthesis, pH, spectrophotometry, energy transfer between trophic levels. We can even design low-cost kits for custom projects!Classroom Algae Projects
If your polyps need some pep, and your cnidarians have needs- FEED them what they would eat in nature- ALGAE! We have vivid RED, GOLDEN, and GREEN algae that will make your marine friend's tenticals tickle!Aquarium Feeds
We love to culture phytoplankton, but more importantly, we want you to do it too! We stock the best and most reliable equipment to culture algae. Some equipment did not exist, so we build them ourselves.Culture Supplies
Algae survey kit includes 1.7mL or 50mL options for culture and a culture booklet:
Our scientists have been working with algae for over a decade. This is a premium culture set that is very well taken care of. It is robust and will perform in your laboratory or classroom.
Some strains may not be available seasonally and alternatives will be found
$ 15.95 $ 32.99Algae Culture Kit for Microalgae. We have perfected the method and supplies for anyone to grow an ecologically or industrially important strain of algae. It contains everything you need to grow a laboratory-grade culture at home or at your desk! It includes the following: (1) Instructions: information about the strain of algae, illustrated growing protocol, culture care lessons, lifecycle background of batch-culture cycles. (2) Culture flask: tissue culture flask (50 ml volume) with a breathable cap. (3) Culture inoculum: 1ml in a dense culture in a 1.5ml micro-centrifuge tube. (4) Nutrient Fertilizer: our nutrients are a modification of the media formula called f/2 (Guillard and Ryther 1962, Guillard 1975). It uses NaNO3 (sodium nitrate) and NaPO4 (sodium phosphate) as the nitrogen and phosphorus sources. (5) Culturing Salts: Add salts to a 500ml bottle of drinking water (water not included in the kit). Different strains of algae have a preference for their water quality. We have perfected the recipe and include a small bag of salt to make 500ml (1/2 liter) of media. The salts provide a needed carbon source as well as slow the growth of competitive algae strains (weeds). Great for science fair projects! View full product details
$ 27.95This is an Algae Research Supply Spirulina Harvesting screen. It has been specifically engineered to separate colonies of spirulina from water. Videos of this device can be seen on our youtube channel- (https://youtu.be/LTdGdRQPBeU) This can be used as a sieve for projects. It is constructed out to PVC and polypropylene screen and is 35 uM in mesh size. View full product details
This is kit designed to give the student the tools to do a science project. It includes
This kit is good for two groups where an n=4 is used: one treatment and one control. Lots of folks use this for science fair projects. Sometimes they also get some extra culture Nannochloropsis) if they are short on time and want to explore different ways to KILL algae. This is a good kit to start out with if you are curious about algae experiments.View full product details
Howdy Spirulina Farmers! Our research staff has been culturing algae since January of 2000, supported spirulina farmers on six of our seven continents on Earth, and had our cultures sent to space… three times (would have been four, except for a small rocket explosion.) We have helped tens of thousands of students, hundreds of schools and universities (including Harvard, Yale, Oxford, Texas A&M, UCSD, and more). Growing algae is a great platform for experimentation and harvesting biomass is super rewarding (we dare you not to say “Green Gold!” when you are done). To the farming kit-----> This kit has three parts: BIOLOGICAL (algae culture), CHEMICAL (nutrients), PHYSICAL (salts and water mixing). It includes easy to set up instructions and a booklet on algae culture. Better yet, we have a quick video series to answer questions (AlgaeResearchSupply.com). Our 5-gallon kit is the basis for the farming kit. Each 5-gallon salt and nutrient packets can yield around 20-40g of dry weight or around 500g wet weight (Approx. 1 lb of wet weight). Algae Research and Supply’s mission is to educate on aquatic environments. We want to help you grow algae! Supplies you will need: 10-gallon aquarium, small air pump, and a light source.
We think that this kit is probably the coolest thing since the moon landing. We have made and remade, tested, retested and reformulated everything... fifteen times (not kidding). You can use this with our culture flasks or any other water holding container you can find.
The kit is designed to use a 500mL bottle of drinking water. You can grow the algae in the bottle, or use a separate container.
Each one of these kits includes:
Start the algae culture first and let it establish itself in the culture vessel. After a few days the culture will look more green, then add in the brine shrimp cysts. In a couple days they will hatch. The algae and Brainy Briny's can live for years without feeding if the light and temperature conditions are good.View full product details
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We get asked this question, just about every day. The answer is enough to saturate photosynthesis. Too much light will damage the algae's pigments. Too... Read More