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Old 04-01-2012, 06:45 PM   #11
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Thank you, Fort....informative stuff there, and I think I *FINALLY* understand what everything does and how it works! YAY!! We bought the stuff to make the reactor today. I'll keep this thread posted on my progress.
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Can somebody please explain what the gauges are for? I'm assuming one is the pressure of the bottle so you know when it's time for a new one, is the other the pressure that it is regulated at? Are the regulators normally adjustable, and if so do you normally also have a needle valve for bubble rate adjustment? Seems odd to have both.

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Can somebody please explain what the gauges are for? I'm assuming one is the pressure of the bottle so you know when it's time for a new one, is the other the pressure that it is regulated at? Are the regulators normally adjustable, and if so do you normally also have a needle valve for bubble rate adjustment? Seems odd to have both.

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One gauge shows how much is left in the bottle, and the other shows how high you have it cranked up. Since you only need a tiny amount for a fish tank, the needle valve lets you adjust the amount you are using even more to get it spot on. At least this is what I think I've figured out. Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.
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Close, except one gauge doesn't show necessarily how much is left. It shows pressure in the tank. It stays high until just before you run out.
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Close, except one gauge doesn't show necessarily how much is left. It shows pressure in the tank. It stays high until just before you run out.
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