What does ACT stand for?
ACT stands for Aerobic Compost Tea
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The process of brewing compost tea must stay aerobic. Non-beneficial organisms can grow more rapidly in reduced oxygen conditions. Anaerobic teas can result in the growth of some particularly harmful bacteria and is not recommended. Aerobic compost.
This photo shows a good creative aerobic compost tea brew. Notice the aquarium air pump protected inside the white bucket. A good aerobic tea should always have a pleasant yeasty, wine, or fruity smell. Sometimes an aerobic tea has foam on top, like in this photo.
Aerobic hot batch compost to make LMC Microbial Starter is developed under very controlled conditions in the ROI compost research facility, to ensure that Nature's FULL microbial synergistic community exists in it. It's a 6-stage process that has been treated at each stage with LMC and a variety of fungal-food Activators, to ensure the highest quality possible.
Do some reading on the various methods of making aerobic compost tea commercially and the basics of soil microbiology. They can be quite complicated because, besides the insistence that human pathogens are about to leap out at you every move you make unless a commercial method is fully put in place, there is a belief that different nutrients and protective benefits can be concocted at various temperatures, as a result of different feeds, oxygen concentrations, the initial compost used, and brewing times.