Table 2: Kinetics characteristics of various methanogens.

ParameterMethanosaetaMethanosarcinaReference

(d−1)0.200.60[50, 52, 58]
(mg COD L−1)10–50200–280[50, 52, 58, 59]
(mg L−1)<3000<7000[[56, 57, 61]
Na+ (mg L−1)<10,000<18,0000[65]
pH range6.5–8.55–8[64, 66, 158, 159]
pH shock<0.5<0.8–1[64]
Temperature range (°C)7–6.51–70 [44, 160, 161]
Acetate concentration (mg L−1)<3000<15000[22, 52, 58, 59, 64, 66, 71, 145]