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Table 2 Concentrations of nutrients in diluted swine wastewater before and after treatment with C. protothecoides, T. suecica and their pellets with A. fumigatus

From: Fungal-assisted algal flocculation: application in wastewater treatment and biofuel production

Concentrations of nutrients diluted in tap water and sea water
Composition ASW C. protothecoides A. fumigatus C. protothecoides + A. fumigatus
Dilutions in tap water NH 4 -N, mg/L PO 4 −P, mg/L NH 4 -N, mg/L PO 4 −P, mg/L NH 4 -N, mg/L PO 4 −P, mg/L NH 4 -N, mg/L PO 4 −P, mg/L
ASW, 100% 680.7 ± 23.1 145.4 ± 13.7 NA NA NA NA NA NA
ASW, 25% 164.3 ± 13.2 38.7 ± 3.4 104.8 ± 12.1 25.0 ± 5.1 98.8 ± 12.9 19.0 ± 6.1 43.2 ± 11.9 17.2 ± 3.1
ASW, 10% 66.1 ± 4.3 16.1 ± 3.0 29.9 ± 6.2 8.7 ± 2.6 18.9 ± 4.4 6.7 ± 2.8 4.4 ± 4.6 3.1 ± 1.7
Composition ASW T. suecica A. fumigatus T. suecica + A. fumigatus
Dilutions in seawater NH 4 -N, mg/L PO 4 −P, mg/L NH 4 -N, mg/L PO 4 −P, mg/L NH 4 -N, mg/L PO 4 −P, mg/L NH 4 -N, mg/L PO 4 -P, mg/L
ASW, 100% 699.4 ± 25.1 169.2 ± 18.1 NA NA NA NA NA NA
ASW, 25% 168.8 ± 17.0 45.0 ± 4.0 124.1 ± 10.7 31.0 ± 5.1 99.3 ± 11.1 25.8 ± 8.2 63.9 ± 17.2 19.0 ± 5.6
ASW, 10% 67.9 ± 5.5 18.7 ± 3.2 41.3 ± 4.2 10.2 ± 3.1 20.3 ± 5.4 8.2 ± 1.9 3.9 ± 5.4 4.2 ± 2.1