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post #12 of (permalink) Old 06-22-2012, 04:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Jeff5614 View Post
FYI, unless you were using the same working pressure with your reactor as you're using with the Atomic diffuser and you've not had to increase your working pressure substantially to accomodate the diffuser, then you're not using less CO2. The bubbles may be the same size but increasing the working pressure from 15 psi to 35 psi means you have a larger amount of CO2 occupying the same volume. It was discussed ad nauseum on the forum when the diffusers first came out.
I can say with certainty that my Atomic diffuser is more efficient than my Cal Aqua in tank as I had to switch them for a week and didn't make any changes.
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