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Bioluminescent Bio-Orb (Large)
Bioluminescent Bio-Orb (Large)
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Bio-Orb dinoflagellates bioluminescent
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Bioluminescent Bio-Orb (Large)
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Bioluminescent Bio-Orb (Large)

Regular price $85.00 Sale

The Large Bioluminescent Bio-Orb is spectacular when swirled at night.  The natural light produced by the PyroDinos (living algae) in the Bio-Orb is called bioluminescence.

The Bioluminescent Bio-Orb is an interactive night light, air purifier, objet d'art, conversation starter and science lesson all in one classic glass sphere.  The Bioluminescent Bio-Orb is a 15cm glass micro-aquarium filled with bioluminescent plant-plankton (algae).  Easy to care for, like a house plant, the Bio-Orb will produce natural light at night (bioluminescence) when gently swirled.  The Bio-Orb will also remove CO2 and other airborne toxins during the daytime while replenishing fresh oxygen for your room environment.       

The Large Bioluminescent Bio-Orb is the biggest Bio-Orb available and will light up naturally, night after night, with minimal care.  The Bio-Orb requires moderate daytime lighting (artificial or natural light).  The living PyroDinos in the Bio-Orb are natural marine plankton (algae) that are found in oceans all over the world.  These plankton utilize light to grow (like a plant) and they light up at NIGHT when gently swirled or moved.   

Bio-Orbs are similar to indoor plants that clean the air and remove toxins.  The Bio-Orb pulls CO2 and other toxins out of the air and produces fresh oxygen.

What’s included
  • One six-inch (15cm) diameter glass sphere (flat bottom)
  • Two pouches of PyroDinos dinoflagellates 14oz (400ml)
  • DinoNutrients 7oz (200ml)
  • Vented silicone stopper
  • Care Instructions 

Remove the caps from PyroDino pouches.  Holding over a sink, pour entire contents of PyroDino pouches into the large Bio-Orb.  Place large Bio-Orb in a moderately lighted area.  Wait five to seven days before feeding with DinoNutrients.   PyroDinos require daily light and moderate temperatures to thrive. 


PyroDinos will only light up at NIGHT, in the dark when gently swirled. PyroDinos will NOT light up during Daytime hours!


We have been growing and selling dinoflagellates since 2011 and guarantee all our dinoflagellates for 60 days after arrival. 


Live Bio-Orb orders are only shipped Monday - Wednesday to avoid weekend delivery delays.  The Bio-Orb shipment should be opened within 24 hours of arrival and the PyroDinos (living algae) should be put in a location that receives low to moderate light during daytime hours.

Shipment to regions experiencing extreme temperatures may be held until moderate temperatures prevail.  Extremes: over 95F or under 35F 

International Shipping: Most international orders will ship on a Monday or Friday.  A phone number is required on all international orders (for the carrier/Customs).  Any duties and taxes will be payable by the purchaser.    






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    Dawna G.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Incredible response from day one!

    I am SO PLEASED with my dinoflagellates!! The pouches of organisms I received were so full of Pyrocystis that they appeared as millions of tiny shards of crystal floating in matrix and the very next morning (day 1) I swirled the glass and saw a glorious blue aurora fill the orb. Perfect! Looking forward to years of glow.

    Ryan A.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Exceeded Expectations

    My PyroDinos arrived happy and healthy. I was initially worried at dusk the first day when I shook the orb and only saw dim light. But after coming back later that evening, the brilliant glow made my jaw drop! 3 weeks later, I have about 1000ml full in the orb, which is at the halfway point. Will leave the rest empty for oxygen. They’re as bright today as they were on day 1 with no real maintenance. I keep the orb in a corner with no direct light. I play with the orb at night. Sometimes I leave the plug open for airflow during the day. That’s it! High likelihood I get these as Christmas gifts for some friends this year.

    richard p.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    I recommend this product
    No sign of life...yet

    I've had the orb for nearly two weeks and no bioluminescence yet. Rather disappointed. I saw the brown layer after a week and added the nutrients as instructed but another week on and no sign of life.


    The bioluminescent Bio-Orb will only produce bioluminescence at night, in a dark room. If you are not seeing any bioluminescence at night in the dark then we offer a 60-Day free replacement guarantee. Please contact us at

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    Elora B.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Sort of works

    Well, it sort of works. We certainly have not seen the kind of results that are in the picture above. The plankton DO illuminate when agitated, but it hardly is a lot..more like a small sprinkling. We followed the directions to a T. Maybe we have to wait? Have had it since Dec 10. Today is Dec 23.


    Give the PyroDinos some time to multiply and grow. Check for bioluminescence later in the evening and in a dark room for full effect. Contact us at if you do not see positive changes over the coming weeks.

    Josi C.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Very cool

    Every night I'll swirl it around a few times to see the bioluminescence, too bad it only lasts a few seconds, but it's very cool to see. Added some dino nutrients today, hopefully it will start glowing brighter.