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Bio-Orb on Beach sun set

Make your own DIY Artificial Seawater

If you want to create artificial seawater to grow more PyroDinos, PyroFarms can help. Here is a simple set of instructions to guide you through the process.
A Moonlit and Wavelit Night at Moonlight Beach, Encinitas California

A Moonlit and Wavelit Night at Moonlight Beach, Encinitas California

These plankton are always present in ocean waters but only sometime produce a 'bloom' where they grow rapidly in a short period of time.
PyroDinos: The Marvels of Asexual Reproduction and Immortal Cells

PyroDinos: The Marvels of Asexual Reproduction and Immortal Cells

PyroFarms isolated a single PyroDino cell off the coast of San Diego in 2009. From this single cell, PyroFarms has grown everything we have.
Algae Products Market to Reach $3.92 Billion by 2030

Algae Products Market to Reach $3.92 Billion by 2030

Microalgae's distinct advantages over terrestrial plants: faster growth rates, ability to grow on non-arable land, and diversity in the production of various natural bioactive compounds.
The importance of our oceans' plankton

The importance of our oceans' plankton

There are three main types of plankton in the ocean: phytoplankton, zooplankton, and bacterioplankton
The six top locations to experience bioluminescence in nature

The six top locations to experience bioluminescence in nature

Bioluminescence occurs all over the planet. Here are some of the best places to encounter this phenomena in nature
Seawater helps to hydrate and soothe skin

Seawater helps to hydrate and soothe skin

The salt and minerals in seawater can help to remove dirt, oils and impurities
from the skin, leaving it feeling refreshed and clean
Climate Change: political ideology or scientific fact

Climate Change: political ideology or scientific fact

Climate change is not a matter of opinion or political ideology, but a scientific fact.
Grow More - Glow More - Know More - An Overview

Grow More - Glow More - Know More - An Overview

Learn more about this awesome glowing algae. Grow More - Glow More - Know More
Bioluminescent Algae Bloom off the coast of San Diego

Bioluminescent Algae Bloom off the coast of San Diego

Bioluminescent algae blooms in San Diego have become more common in recent years.
Adding PyroDinos to a Saltwater Aquarium

Adding PyroDinos to a Saltwater Aquarium

Go for it. It's easy to do and beautiful to behold.
Algae is our main ally for combatting climate change

Algae is our main ally for combatting climate change

When used in bioreactors, algae is 400 times more efficient than a tree at removing CO2 from the atmosphere.
Bio-Orb Bio-Turtle Bio-Vase

Feeding and Cleaning Your Bio-Orb

There are three main protocols for reviving an overgrown Bio-Orb.
Fire girl on beach

Bioluminescent Beach San Diego

It is a memorable night on the beach when PyroFarms brings 40 gallons of bioluminescent algae
The Bubble Tower

The Bubble Tower

Here is a large bubble floating to the top of a large acrylic cylinder filled with PyroDinos:

 

PyroDinos dinoflagellates

Dinoflagellate Habitat

In this short clip, dinoflagellates are being stirred while they are being filmed.
Floating meditation bowl

Floating meditation bowl

A new video concept using sound and natural bioluminescence.
Dancing Dinos speaker test

Dancing Dinos speaker test

a bioluminescent light response from sound
PyroDinos dinoflagellates

The Story behind Dinoflagellates

PyroDino dinoflagellates are a species known as Pyrocystis fusiformis. Yes our company (PyroFarms) was named after our ‘dinos’ and not just our propensity for starting fires.
Bioluminescence comes to San Diego

Bioluminescence comes to San Diego

After over five years of patient waiting, a bioluminescent red tide has decided to return to San Diego.
Grow Your Own Dinos

Grow Your Own Dinos

GYOD: Grow Your Own Dinos.  Dinoflagellates can be grown in most any clean clear container
Satellite images algae bloom on Lake Ponchartrain

Satellite images algae bloom on Lake Ponchartrain

An algae bloom on Lake Ponchartrain was spotted by a NASA satellite in a newly released image.
Care and feeding of PyroDinos (Dinoflagellates)

Care and feeding of PyroDinos (Dinoflagellates)

Three simple items are important for the care of dinoflagellate 'PyroDino' cultures

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