Table 5 The mineral content of C. vulgaris biomass raised in different growth media

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

Minerals Cultivation medium
  BBM AWW + 0.1 NPK AWW + 0.5 NPK AWW + 1.0 NPK
Calcium (Ca) 95.303 ± 0.294 40.1667 ± 0.032 43.390 ± 0.240 85.050 ± 0.932
Iron (Fe) 24.303 ± 0.070 20.700 ± 0.311 23.240 ± 0.040 24.127 ± 0.118
Magnesium (Mg) 165.470 ± 0.973 120.963 ± 0.333 123.240 ± 0.200 133.240 ± 1.151
Sodium (Na) 887. 980 ± 1.000 917.000 ± 2.633 991.487 ± 0.637 922. 843 ± 0.919
Potassium (K) 1113.647 ± 0.557 1320.860 ± 1.560 1315.517 ± 1.740 1318.923 ± 0.559
Zinc (Zn) 2.157 ± 0.015 1.330 ± 0.021 1.310 ± 0.015 1.187 ± 0.015
Manganese (Mn) 1.447 ± 0.052 1.123 ± 0.058 1.140 ± 0.012 1.103 ± 0.012