Table 3 Microalgae cultivation media estimation cost

From: Supplementing wastewater with NPK fertilizer as a cheap source of nutrients in cultivating live food (Chlorella vulgaris)

Growth medium Growth medium cost (US$/L)
BBM 0.14679
AWW 0
AWW + 0.1 NPK 0.0001
AWW + 0.5 NPK 0.0005
AWW + 1.0 NPK 0.001