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In western countries microbial teas are typically brewed aerobically (with oxygen).  The belief is that oxygenating the water will help ensure that good microorganisms are favoured over bad microorganisms.

Actively Aerated Compost Tea (AACT).  It is the starting point for many compost tea devotees; although there is much debate as to the best tea and many variations for specific purposes.

Recipe Actively Aerated Compost Tea (AACT)

Barrel or Large Bucket

Aeration Device (Aquarium Pump & Bubble Stones)

Mesh Bag for Compost

Stick to suspend Mesh Bag.

19L Water (De-chlorinated)

700g Compost

45-60ml Liquid Black-Strap Molasses (Sulphur Free)

30ml Liquid Kelp

20ml Fish Emulsion

Brew the mix for 24 Hours

Apply diluted to the appearance of weak tea.

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