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Algae-based air filter that decontaminates indoor air by removing toxic industrial gases like Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Oxides, and Sulphur Oxides while infusing oxygen into the air.

Design:

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Model:

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Front-View

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Back-View

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Right-View

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Left-View

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Top-View

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Size:

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Sizing Breakdown:

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Aquarium Blueprint (Front):

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*Wires to the top cover for the LED lights and chiller would go through the corners of the glass. The corners would be tinted to hide them.

Aquarium Blueprint (Back):

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Set-Up:

  1. Place the pre-made tank wherever it will stay.
  2. Pour in the nutrients provided.
  3. Pour in the algae cultivation provided.
  4. Fill the tank to the top of the glass with distilled water.
  5. Place the filter at the top on.
  6. Plug it into an electrical outlet.
  7. Flip both switches on.
  8. OPTIONAL: Download the Breathe Better app and pair it to your tank!

Maintenance Required:

  1. Administer a red or blue tablet when notified by the app in order to balance the pH.
  2. Administer additional nutrients once every month.

App:

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Foldable Cover:

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Design to angle the LED lights down:

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Price:

$194.99 for Portable Design

$299.99 for Aquarium Design

*Both come with:

  • instructions for how to set-up the product,
  • an initial cultivation of algae,
  • an initial container of nutrients,
  • the foldable cover,
  • and 30 colored pH tablets (15 red and 15 blue).

Continuous Costs:

Aquarium Size

  • LED Lights: 21 watts (16 hours/day) = $1.36 per month

Portable Size

  • LED Lights: 14 watts (16 hours/day) = $0.91 per month

Both Sizes

  • Air pump: 3 watts (24 hours/day) = $0.29 per month
  • Heater: 50 watts (12 hours/day) = $2.43 per month
  • Chiller: 50 watts (12 hours/day) = $2.43 per month
  • pH Indicator: 0.75 watts (24 hours/day) = $0.07 per month
  • Nutrients: $7.99 per month
  • Tablets: 15 red or blue for $9.99 (as needed)

If the algae cultivation dies, just empty out the tank and restart it!

  • $14.99 for a new algae cultivation

Cost Per Month with Aquarium Size (124.75 watts total): $14.57

$0.49 per day

Cost Per Month with Portable Size (117.75 watts total): $14.12

$0.47 per day