Just pour some of your dinos into a new, sterile container that closes. You can use a clear glass container, plastic bottle, or you can purchase an empty Dino Pet Shell or empty Dino Sphere. Be sure to add Dino Nutrients every 7-10 days after the transfer to keep them at optimal health.
The dinoflagellates will last up to 30 days inside the Dino Egg pouch. If you’d like to keep them thriving after that point, simply transfer them into a sterilized clear container of your choosing! Be sure to add Dino Nutrients every 7-10 days after the transfer to keep them at optimal health.

Whale... let us start by saying that Dino Nutrients is to dinoflagellates (dinos) as plant food is to plants. If you fail to feed a potted plant it will not suddenly die but instead, over time, will suffer nutrient deficiencies. You can overfeed a plant just as you can overfeed your Dino Sphere. Please...Do ...

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Unlike the Dino Pet, the Dino Sphere is an open system- the plug is ventilated so you don’t need to worry about removing it for air exchange. At night, dinoflagellates (dinos) enjoy a midnight snack of simple sugars, producing CO2 during the process. During the day dinos photosynthesize, producing O2 as a byproduct. So ...

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Please don't! Nothing included in your shipment should go in the fridge. The dinoflagellates are living organisms that need a precise temperature range to live (63-77° F or 17-25° C). As soon as you receive the package, read and follow the instructions. If for some reasons you are unable to fill your Dino Pet or ...

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Let us put your mind at seas... it's okay to shake your dinos! Dinoflagellates exist in tumultuous environments in the natural world. They're used to cruising with the currents and crashing with the waves, so a little shake is nothing they aren’t well accustomed to. Furthermore, dinos are a photosynthetic plankton (marine algae). This ...

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You need to interact with your dinoflagellates (dinos) at night, in the dark in order to see them glow. Just as in nature, the light dinos emit is transient, lasting only while the dinos are in motion. Once you stop moving them, the light quickly fades until their environment is in motion again. This helps ...

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Although some species of dinoflagellates (dinos) live in fresh water, the particular dinos we sell (Pyrocystis fusiformis) are found naturally in the deep blue sea. BioPop collected a few dinos off the coast of San Diego to start our original culture. Today, our dinos are continuously reproducing in our greenhouse-like environment so as not to ...

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Finding a happy home for your dinoflagellates (dinos) is easier than you think! Place your dinos in a room that gets soft light during the day, and darkness at night. Light bulbs work well as a light source, but make sure they aren’t overheating the dinos. A small amount of light at night is ...

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