To begin understanding the possible extraction techniques that could be employed on the various FLF (Fermented Liquid Fertilizer) products, a test was set up using FLF and different concentrations of H2O.

Test Description;

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Image #1,   0 hrs

The first image, 0 hrs, shows 4 different sets of flasks with 4 flasks in each set.

Two different products are being tested, fish and soya ferments. The Top and Bottom of each product was used. Top and Bottom refer to the product being filtered with a fine poly-fiber filter, then let to settle for at least 12 hours. The products separated into two distinct parts, Top and Bottom.

The flasks each can hold 150ml. The 1st flasks in each of the 4 sets was placed 30ml of the FLT. The second flask 60ml, the 3rd flask 90mm and the 4th flask contains 120ml.

  • Fish Top; 4.4 pH
  • Fish Bot; 4.35 pH
  • Soya Top; 4.15 pH
  • Soya Bot; 4.12 pH

The ppm of ions was more than our Hanna instrument could read at 2000ppms, in all products

NOTE; The screen being used for filtering is a cerographic screen called 180 mesh. This is the finest mesh available in the cerigraphic industry. The mesh is extremely durable and easy to clean.

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Image #2, .25 hrs

The flasks were then topped off to its full capacity of 150ml with dechlorinated H2O, with 5.9pH, containing 29 ppm of ionized particles.

So the percentages of each product in relation to H2O was;

flasks FLF H2O
first 20% 80%
second 40% 60%
third 60% 40%
fourth 80% 20%

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Image #3, 2 hrs

two hours after initiation for test the FLF are almost settled.

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Image #4, 12 hrs

Twelve hours into the test there is no more settling.

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Image #5, 72 hrs

Seventy two hours after initiation it looks as though the soy top liquid went back into solution…?

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Image #1; test start; 0 hrs.

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Image #2; .25 hrs after test initiation

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Image #3; 2 hrs after test initiation

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Image #4; 12 hrs after test initiation

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Image #5; 72 hrs after test initiation


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Image #5; 72 hrs after test initiation close up

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The below images are a mix made of top precipitation of fish and soy at 3% in water. Notice the way the soy was mixing in the first image. The second image was taken a few minutes later, comparing the two solutions.

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