is important in plant growth. It's important to watch your fish (look for signs of stress such as gasping for air) for any sign that you may be dosing too much. How will you be diffusing your co2
? DIY co2
is a good option for beginners or people on a budget, but it can be less reliable (you usually have to replace the mixture every few weeks). If you are really set on co2
, I suggest getting pressurized co2
tank and regulator) because it is more reliable, controllable and easier to use.
How big is the bottle you are using? You may need 2 bottles (both full of mix) to produce enough co2
for that size tank.