new here and new to planted tanks need help diy c02??? - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-09-2004, 04:39 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: chicago
Posts: 43
i started a 20 gallon planted tank..currently running 3wpg with c02 diy.
my question is i have small minute bubbles coming out of my this oxygeon? 48hrs with c02 and already positve response from this possible? i heard 15 days before seeing results?

sirfishmaster is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-09-2004, 04:43 PM
Are these real?
Wasserpest's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Monterey, CA
Posts: 15,523
Hi Fishmaster, welcome to the Tank! Adding CO2 has almost immediate results, pearling (oxygen bubbles), greener plants, faster and thicker growth... need to watch those nutrients now!
Wasserpest is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-09-2004, 04:52 PM
Planted Tank VIP
GulfCoastAquarian's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Posts: 3,578
When conditions are right, plants will respond immediately. While it may take 15 days for your tank to look totally different, you should start noting increased growth right away.

- Sam P -
plantedtanker in limbo - all tanks currently in storage
GulfCoastAquarian is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-13-2004, 11:56 AM
Algae Grower
Ray1214's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Lawerenceville, Ga In a Van down by the river.
Posts: 136
Dude, I got immediate results when injecting CO2. I run a 4X33 Watt fixture on a 20 gal long, with CO2 (The NutriGrow one by Hagen). The fixture I use is using old 33 watt bulbs from my reef tanks, but the seem to be okay. The only problem that I am running into besides my amano shrimp finally died, is that I am having to prune quite a bit, and what do yall mean by watch the nutrients? I am using the Two Kent products for Fresh Water plants (Pro Plant and I think Plant something)


Bunches of tanks.
Reef, Planted, vivarium, terriarium, salt.

I worked my self up from nothing to a state of extreme poverity
Ray1214 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome