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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-30-2004, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
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Yo yo,

I'm going pressurized co2 next week.

Is there any specific diameter tubing that I will need to connect to the needle valve, or will my hagen tubing suffice?

If I need special tubing, where's a good source to score some?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-30-2004, 08:34 PM
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First off, Congrats !

Standard size aquarium tubing is what most regs (and attached bubble counters) are designed to fit. I think it is 1/8" inside diameter :?.....maybe 1/16" . You might want to invest in a length of Tygon tubing if you intend to run a long line to your reactor. Otherwise, the silicon tubing should be ok. You can buy Tygon for about a buck a foot at many online vendors......or, just PM me if you think you'll need it . Maybe we can work out a trade.


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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-30-2004, 08:55 PM Thread Starter
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Yo unirdna,

Thanks for the advice.

I think I should be all set, but I'll definitely give you a holler if I'm all out.

BTW Madison's awesome.

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