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Old 09-29-2005, 03:02 PM   #1
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Finally built my reactor :-)

ops two more pics sorry for the double
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Old 09-29-2005, 03:06 PM   #2
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Well goofed up there lol. I had a long post and edited it but lost all the info so here it goes again lol Any suggestions? Do you think my power head will be ok like this? I put the co2 out into the air inlet on my 550 power head and inside the reactor I put in three pop cap to bounce around and help dissapate the bubbles
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Old 09-29-2005, 03:55 PM   #3
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Looks very good to me! I have a very similar reactor, but made it out of a gravel cleaner and let the CO2 run through an airstone first.

Yours should work as good as mine. I just regret now, that I didn't get the idea with the regular bottle and bought a gravel cleaner instead !
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Is that a sponge or something in the bottom of the bottle?
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yup just a small sponge I have since removed it, it works better without it my plants are loving it
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Yeah - I used to use a sponge and was quite amazed at how much back pressure on the system it created. Great idea with the water bottle.
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Thank you and ya the back pressure is killer I only loose a few bubbles this way but they are almost small enough to not even see
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