This gives a step-by-step instructions on making an algae test photo bioreactor. This can be used in any application that calls for testing and/or growing algae, to determine maximum growth rates, best nutrients, etc., such as...

Making algae biodiesel,
Animal feed,
Organic fertilizer,
Health food supplements and many more.

Because this is more involved than can be explained clearly in a single instructable, I'll have to include multiple parts.

You can download a complete free eBook here:


It includes a complete parts list, color diagrams, step-by-step instructions, and full color photos.

Step 1: Building the Base

Materials needed:

17 Plant (saucer) caddy (Home improvement store $17.99)
(10) 2 PVC "repair" couplings (Home improvement store $1.65 a piece)
(2) 28 x 48 x plexi-glass (Home improvement store $6.97 a piece)
(2) 2x4 steel brackets (Home improvement store $0.96 a piece)
Aquarium sealant (Home improvement store $3.98)
Wood screws and washers

Tools Needed:

Power drill
Jig saw
Hack saw
Straight edge
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Hi! <br> <br>I cannot get the book downloaded..... <br> <br>Thanks! <br> <br>Martin
Hi ,<br>Can any one help me out in some calculation work its really very urgent , please help me out ..... i need to consume 1932.3kg/hr of CO2 with the help of Algae in a pond (water) for example Raceway pond , so i need to know the specific area to construct that pond and its sizing and dimension (length,etc) and the quantity of water needed and amount of algae used so that it easily consumes the mentioned amount of CO2 rate per hour..... please help me out soon you can also drop your suggestion and questions if any my email id is : sudhirmalik2011@gmail.com ....i will be waiting for your reply soon and i'll be highly thankful to you, if someone can help please do tell me its very urgent....<br><br>Thank you
did you ever get any responses fro anyone? if so I would most certainly be interested in the info or anything you have learned in achieving your goal.

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