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Giving the Gift of Bioluminescence - Gifting the Glow

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Did you know that most of the air we breathe comes from plant plankton?

Giving the gift of bioluminescence is a thoughtful way to say something smart about you and the person you are buying for.  Giving PyroDinos as a gift is very similar to giving a houseplant as a gift.  (you can't just leave it in the box)

Here is a guide on how to gift living PyroDinos (bioluminescent algae). 

1) Give a Gift Option Set - (US ONLY)

These complete sets include everything needed to Grow the Glow but have a redeemable coupon instead of live PyroDinos.

The Bio-Orb Gift Set

Bio-Orb Gift Option

Large Bio-Orb Gift Option

Bio-Orb with OctoStand Gift Option

Bioluminescent Bio-Turtle Gift Option

Bio-Orb Gift Option holiday

All Gift Options include a glass micro-aquarium and a PyroDino Card, redeemable for PyroDinos and DinoNutrients - shipped anywhere in the US (FREE). 

The Bio-Orb Gift Option does not arrive with any living PyroDinos so there is no immediate care required.  When the gift recipient is ready to receive their living PyroDinos they can do so online at their leisure and there are no added costs for them to redeem the living PyroDinos (US only).  

PyroDino Card redemption free

2) Buy a PyroFarms Gift Card (digital)

This is an obvious method of gifting bioluminescence.  PyroFarms Gift Cards are digital and can be purchased anytime.  Great for last minute gifting.

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3) Buy a complete living system and babysit the PyroDinos

When you purchase a Bio-Orb you will receive a white spout pouch of PyroDinos with your Bio-Orb. Open the box within 24 hours of arrival. 

 Bio-Orb complete set

When the package arrives, simply take the white PyroDino spout pouch (or pouches) out of the box and put them in a lighted location that gets low to moderate room lighting during daytime hours. (typical room lighting is fine)


PyroDinos marine dinoflagellates bioluminescent algae from PyroFarms

PyroDinos require light during daytime hours and cannot be without light for more than 4 or 5 consecutive days!

PyroDinos left in their spout pouch will be healthy for 6 to 8 weeks as long as they receive the required daytime lighting (typical room lighting is fine). 

TIP: You can gently shake the PyroDino pouch at night in the dark and see it light up.  Make sure it is nighttime (after 7pm) and you are in a dark room!

When it's gift giving time you may gift wrap the bioluminescent kit and give it as a gift.  The White Spout Pouch of PyroDinos should be re-introduced into a lighted room within three days.  The White Spout Pouch of PyroDinos can be poured into the glass micro-aquarium at any time thereafter.    

Bio-Orb fill at night with PyroDinos

Complete living and glowing systems:

The Bioluminescent Bio-Orb

The Bioluminescent Bio-Turtle

The Large Bioluminescent Bio-Orb

The Bio-Orb with OctoStand

The GrowPro System


Other PyroFarms 'non-living' Gifts

PyroFarms T-Shirt

The FluoroSphere

The Octopus OctoStand


other considerations:

When flying we recommend putting the PyroDino spout pouch in your checked luggage or TSA will take your PyroDinos from your carry-on bag.

When traveling, try to avoid subjecting the PyroDino pouch to extreme temperatures.  example: Don’t leave them in a car overnight if the temperature will drop below freezing.  

You may order a Bioluminescent Bio-Orb anytime from now to December 20th to get the shipment before Christmas. (unless we sell out first)

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