Agar-Agar Media Recipes

A Selection of The Finest Agar-Agar Media Recipes Known To Man

On this page we have cultivated A Selection of The Finest Agar-Agar Media Recipes Known To Man. Please enjoy.

BBA / Beef Bullion Agar / Beef Broth Agar

  • 500 mL water
  • 5%/vol. non-iodized/sea salt
  • 10g agar
  • 1 beef bullion cube (no preservatives!)
  • 1 eye of newt

PDA / Potato Dextrose Agar / IPA / Instant Potato Agar

(“mellow yellow” + yellow food coloring + karo syrup – our favorite recipe)

  • 10g potato starch / instant potato mix
  • teaspoon Karo syrup
  • 10g agar
  • 500 mL water
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring
  • tail of salamander

MEA / Malt Extract Agar

  • 10g malt extract
  • 10g agar
  • 500 mL water
  • wing of yellowjacket

Animal Foods Agars

DFA / Dog Food Agar

  • 10g dry dog food
  • 10g agar
  • 500 mL water
  • hair of dog

CFA / Cat Food Agar

  • 10g dry cat food
  • 10g agar
  • 500 mL water
  • 1 cat whisker

FFA / Fish Flake Agar

  • 10g fish food flakes
  • 10g agar
  • 500 mL water
  • slime off the top of a goldfish

FPABS / Fresh Philippine Agar Beach Salad

This is an authentic original traditional recipe given to me straight from a Phillipino woman in the Phillipines. We don’t make this in store. You have to go to the Phillippines to get some. Thanks Nirvana!

  • freshly harvested red agar
  • fresh onion sliced and diced
  • fresh chopped tomato
  • vinegar, salt, pepper to taste

List Of Available Things: Corn Syrup, Activated Charcoal / Carbon, Yeast, Sugar, Salt, grain-prep-soak water*, food-coloring**, honey, coffee grounds, Cream of Tartar

*could be any mixture(s) of grain-soak or prep- water available at order time – WBS, oats, potato starch, bullion broth, etc. Specify a certain kind at order time if desired otherwise it’s our choice.

** usual dye colors available: red/green/blue/yellow

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