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BioPod Plus Grub Composter

The amazing BioPod Plus is the only bioconversion tool in the market that has been exclusively designed for Black Soldier Fly grubs.

If you are looking for the latest technology in home composting then you need to be using BioPod Plus.  A massive amount of research across 3 different continents has produced this technology marvel.

 

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  • Hinges provide a means to easily open the main lid using front handle
  • Pair of angled, 40˚ migration ramps allow for natural migration of grubs. Inner edge of 2" wide ramps possess a raised lip to guide grubs and optimize auto-crawl-off. Ramps lead to harvest slit at top which overhangs the entry chute of the harvest bucket.
  • Covered harvest bucket auto-collects grubs for simple, no-hassle separation. Bucket fits snuggly into body and features a drip channel that diverts condensation and precipatation away from the contents, a carrying handle to remove unit from body while providing a means of gripping, an air port slot to keep grubs from suffocating, and an top entry chute when the grubs fall.
  • Convenience lid easily pivots, allowing for quick dumping of food scraps,while shielding top ventilation portal - critical for aeration and egg laying
  • Heavy duty, weather-resistant construction insures long life span, protection of colony from the elements and multi-year use
  • Fresh air enters through bucket slit, passively flowing through entry chute in bucket, which leads to the harvest slot in body and exits at convenience lid - continually maintaining aerobic conditions
  • Compact design is ideal for shade gardens and patios - compatible with rural, suburban and urban settings
  • Passive drainage of compost tea occurs through permeable drainage plate, allowing liquids to flow into collection area
  • Sturdy drainage plate phyically separates active colony from liquid catchment area, allowing liquid to pass through 0.5 cm holes
  • Faux stone appearance blends in naturally with landscaping


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  • Divert and digest all food scraps from smelly garbage bin, kitchen insinkerator and open-air garden composter
  • Re-capture valuable lipids and proteins found in kitchen waste and transform them into usable live feed for domesticated animals and wildlife
  • Friable compost may be used in garden or as the ultimate worm bin food, producing casting faster than ever
  • Family friendly system provides children with an education in sustainability, the cycle of life, and organic gardening
  • Helps reduce carbon footprint associated with food scraps decay into methane in landfills by diversion and recycling
  • Actively feeding grubs secrete a natural fly repellant called a synomone (an interspecies, chemical communication that alerts and warns other kinds of flies to stay away)
  • Beneficial Soldier Grubs are self-separating, auto-harvesting, robust, prolific, hardy, indigenous, harmless, easy-to-store, simple to transport, dry to the touch in pupal stage, a convenient bait, and extremely nutritious!


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Assembled Dimensions
26 1/2" long x 15 1/2" wide x 16" Tall
9" diameter of circluar top ventilation portal
Drainage Plate: 27 cm long x 44 cm wide x 0.3 cm thick

Functional Capacity
Digestion Capacity: maximum of 5 lbs (2.2 kg) per day
Food scraps (including meat) from 4-6 adults
15-20% Bioconversion of food waste into BioGrubs
5% bioconversion of scraps into dark, friable castings

Volume
Main Body Volume: 10 gallons / 38 liters
Harvest Bucket Volume: 2 gallons / 7.5 liters

Weight
3.9 kg or 8.6 lbs empty

Composition
Pod Parts - Roto-molded, UV-stabilized, medium density
polyethylene resin
Drainage plate - polypropylene resin
Drainage connector - nylon
Metal hardware - stainless steel

Quantity / Parts
1 body, 1 main lid kit, 1 inner convenience lid, 1 drainage plate, 1 harvest bucket, 1 drainage connector

Color
Light taupe (weathered grayish-brown)

Assembly
Time Required: approx. less than 10 minutes (single person)
Tools Needed: socket wrench or small, standard wrench to install drainage connector

Usage
Food scrap recycling
Raising soldier grubs
Digestion of pet waste

Key Features
Dual migration ramps for auto-harvesting into collection bucket
Drainage plate allows liquids to passively seem into liquid catchment area

Origin
Made with pride in Texas

Warranty
1 year on parts and manufacturing defects



FINISHED END PRODUCTS

A. Fresh, live Soldier Grubs
B. Black Friable Compost Residue
C. Liquid Tea Concentrate


A. Uses for Soldier Grubs
1. Bird & Wildlife Feeders (omnivore and carnivore species)
2. Reptile / Amphibian Food (Herps)
3. Fishing Bait (hooked in rear)
4. Small-scale Aquaculture / Aquaponics
5. Aquariums / Koi Ponds / Aquaponics - Live Food
6. Backyard Chickens / Poultry Feed
7. Creation of Starter Colonies
8. Beneficial Addition to Mixed Waste Compost Piles


B. Uses for Friable Black Compost
1. Gardening Amendments
2. Custom Soil Blends
3. Vermiculture / Worm Bin Food
4. Indoor Houseplant Additive


C. Uses for Liquid Tea
1. Natural Filth Fly Repellent
2. Female Attractant for Restarting Colony
3. Liquid Plant Fertilizer (dilute 20:1)


SMALL SCALE APPLICATIONS

1. Diversion of Biodegradable Kitchen Scraps
2. Pet Waste Digester (exclusive, feces only)
3. Food Waste Recycling - small office
4. Reduction of Organic Trash (10:1)
5. Improve quality of recyclables by pre-separation