Learn how the silica is formed in our Madura Guano Gold products.
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Guano Sulphur Gold is sourced from what is basically seabird droppings on coral reefs that have been uplifted and become part of an island. Seabirds feed on fish which have as their original food source chlorophyll rich diatoms.
These one-celled diatom organisms are 90% of the food for everything that lives in the sea.
The importance of this lies not so much in the chlorophyll itself, but the skeletons that these microscopic creatures create. Incredibly, these one-celled organisms take silicon and oxygen from seawater and construct tiny chlorophyll-containing baskets out of spun silica.
The skeletal material is Silica or Silicon Dioxide SiO4, and its porous nature makes it accessible to other microscopic creatures for digestion. This then moves through the food chain until it becomes excreted from sea birds.
When we get our Guano Sulphur Gold –bags or bulk, we are the recipients of not only phosphorus, sulphur and calcium but also about 25% in weight of diatomic skeletons are made up of soluble Silica.