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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-10-2013, 10:57 PM Thread Starter
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CO2 question

I finally got my co2 setup into a powerhead and I have decent mist going through out the tank. But I do have some co2 bubbles floating at the top of the tank is that bad? The circulation is a lot better on the bottom of the tank than the top because my powerhead is about 1/4 the way up from the bottom of the tank. If so how can I fix. Tank is a 20Long with a powerhead back right corner right above the diffuser and it shoots it left into the flow from the HOB filter and circles back around.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-10-2013, 11:23 PM
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I think the setup you have now is fine. The bubbles that make it to the top just show that you are not achieving 100% dissolution of CO2, but it is probably more hassle than it is worth to get 100%.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 03:04 AM
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Look into bubble ladders or a large bell jars.
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