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Old 04-02-2015, 10:49 AM   #1
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DIY Co2 - Tips and Suggestions

So, my DIY Co2 Generator is up and running (in the tank) for about an hour or so.

2 2liter Bottles -> Brass T Fitting -> 1 Waterfilter/Bubble Counter -> Check Valve -> tubing ran into my Fluval Water Circulator.

Its making it a fine mist spraying thru out the tank.

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Each 2 Liter
2 Cups Sugar
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Active Dry Yeast

Getting a bubble ever 2-3 seconds.

Everything seems to be fine, but I figured I would ask if there is any tips or suggestions that I can improve my setup w/. Always open to opinions!
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Sounds right to me.

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Maybe get a fluval drop checker to see the co2 levels. This way you know if you need a third 2 liter bottle.

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Thanks, I actually just bought the D501 Citric Acid / Baking Soda Mix Hoping for more pressure to use a glass diffuser, and cleaner setup!

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Maybe get a fluval drop checker to see the co2 levels. This way you know if you need a third 2 liter bottle.

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Right now, I am using the graph chart w/ my KH reading and PH to get an idea of where I am at Co2 wise.
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