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Table 1 Characteristics of raw wastewater and inoculum used in this study

From: New fragmented electro-active biofilm (FAB) reactor to increase anode surface area and performance of microbial fuel cell

Parameters Raw wastewater Inoculum Influent
pH 7.51 ± 0.07 6.43 ± 0.06 7.42 ± 0.26
Total alkalinity (mg/L as CaCO3) 35.01 ± 2.87 144 ± 4.59 84.29 ± 0.37
Total solid (mg/L) 157.93 ± 28.29 3,277.35 ± 416.2 2396.52 ± 0.19
Volatile solid (mg/L) 366.14 ± 58.99 1,559.62 ± 210.89 793.86 ± 0.48
Total COD (mg O2/L) 795.34 ± 160.01 9,760.4 ± 550.97 1678.29 ± 0.72
Ammonia N (mg NH3-N/L) 19.75 ± 1.77 272.35 ± 11.97 152.62 ± 0.60
Total phosphorus (mg P/L) 8.12 ± 1.59 21.64 ± 0.9 11.27 ± 0.15
  1. The value indicates means ± SD (n = 3)