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Old 02-22-2009, 02:01 PM   #11
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I used cut pieces of plastic tubing in varying lengths. works great as there are "weak" spots in the water flow so my co2 bubbles travel back up ward until they hit a "strong" flow and then travel back down the tube.the just bounce up and down the tube until they are dissolved completely. I got the tubing from my python, used about a foot of it.
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Old 02-22-2009, 02:29 PM   #12
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Hmmm, Im having trouble visualizing that. Cut up pieces of vinyl tubing? Are they just bouncing around in the current? That might work as I have some of that laying around.
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As they always say, a pic is worth a thousand words, Thats what I was visualizing, but not sure. Thanks! and I'll give this a try.
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wow that looks nice
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hello there... I'm a beginner in aquarium set-up, i would yo inquire about the importance of co2 reactor...because i don't have one...is simple air pump efficient enough to oxygenate my aquarium?
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hello there... I'm a beginner in aquarium set-up, i would yo inquire about the importance of co2 reactor...because i don't have one...is simple air pump efficient enough to oxygenate my aquarium?
Hello Ruel
Welcome to our humble abode.

An air pump is just fine to airerate your tank. A hang-on-back (HOB) filter is even better.
A co2 reactor is used on a well planted tank, so you needn't worry about it, it has little to do with o2 levels in established tanks.

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so, your canister's output goes in the top of the tube, and the co2 goes into the output somewhere before the tube. that means the entire canister filter's output has to exit that tiny hole in the bottom of the tube?
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The left side of the pic is the top, the small clear tube you see is where the co2 hooks up. The input and output are the same size as the hoses coming off the canister filter. I still get a pretty good flow from my spraybar.
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