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Old 11-05-2006, 12:08 PM   #11
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oh WOW! that explaned a lot.... thanks mr tunktastic and rkilling1 for the link and everyone for all the help! that seems simple enough, thats soo awesome! thanks a ton!
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You do need something to get the CO2 bubbles into the tank. You can use an airstone that makes really fine bubbles, like Limewood airstones. I use one in my 29g and it works well I think. If you have a HOB you could shove the airline into the intake, but sometimes it makes alot of noise when the bubbles get chopped up. Another option is to use a powerhead to chop up the bubbles...I'm going to try this in my 55g soon.

If you search for DIY CO2 on this site, you'll find lots of threads about it. There are atleast 2 threads that i know of that are about diffusing CO2 into the tank.
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I do have a HOB...but what is the intake?
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the tube that goes into the water. put the co2 line into that(u will have to cut a little part of the guard on the end of it) and then the bubble will get sucked up with all the water and the impellar will chop it up and it will desperse into the water. i run mine into my powerhead the same way. this way u get all the bubbles shoting around the tank as where with the filter u dont. here is a pic of my set up to help u. i use 2 2litre bottles. they are juice bottle. i find it easier to drill the hold with the larger cap. they are connected by a T splittle then the 1 line goes into my tank. very simple.


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oh wow! ok... I will do this! I will get the supplies (hopefully) tommorow ( like manely the selant and yeast! thanks a ton! I will post pics when I get it set up!
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cool. looking foreward to it.
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