BIOCOIL

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BIOCOIL

Post: #55340 shrew
Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:52 pm

I have seen in the paper a couple of weeks ago a study of some guy living underwater using a biocoil to grow algae for consumption.

I have looked about on the net and found some basic pics of what to do but with no biological knowlegde at all i wonder how it would be safe to eat/drink.

Has anyone made one?
I gave up on an allotment due to vandals and think this would be a great way to suplement my average diet in the saftey of my home.

I already grow masses of algae in my fish tanks but not adventurous enough to have a nibble. Although the 20 mbuna love it!!!!!!!

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Post: #55343 Shirley
Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:57 pm

I've not heard of that Shrew.... a bloke LIVING under water? Takes all sorts I suppose :lol:

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Post: #55344 Shirley
Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:58 pm

I couldn't resist - I had to google.... http://www.abc.net.au/goulburnmurray/st ... 877785.htm
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Post: #55414 Wombat
Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:07 pm

Haven't tried it, but came on this, this arvo - not exactly the same I know but possible crossover of technology..........

http://inventgeek.com/Projects/photo-bi ... rview.aspx

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Post: #55427 shrew
Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:48 pm

wow thanks for the links.

I am waiting for advise from a biologist at a local school as to if it would be safe to eat and the test tube idea would be great to fit on the windowsil at home. And also maybe a good project for the school too.

Thanks for the replies will post up what i have with pics of final project , although still looking aroud for more ideas on design.

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Post: #55438 Wombat
Fri Apr 27, 2007 1:26 pm

Looking forward to it! :wink:

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Re: BIOCOIL

Post: #112504 ricmason
Sun Jun 29, 2008 8:31 pm

hi, ive just started looking at biocoils and would like to grow algae as food for the family in my garden.

any suggestions for advice appreciated. I have found a school project on the net over 7 years developing such a thing, but not commercially working as yet.

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Re: BIOCOIL

Post: #112751 the.fee.fairy
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:11 pm

Cool! I saw a thing about a bloke living underwater a few months ago, but i didn't catch it all.

Looks interesting! Please let us know how it all goes...and what it tastes like!

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Re: BIOCOIL

Post: #122449 mrsflibble
Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:28 am

sounds very wierd, but if it's good enough for my loaches....
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Re: BIOCOIL

Post: #122582 Ellendra
Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:01 pm

I don't think I'd want to eat it myself, bit I could see using it as part of a food chain for aquaculture.


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