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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 07:07 AM Thread Starter
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Is my co2 being diffused properly?

Quick question. Could someone take a look at the video I just took of my tank and let me know if the co2 is being properly diffused? It is DIY CO2 with an airstone inside the intake of a powerhead.

In the video you will see super tiny micro-bubbles. I am wondering if at this state the co2 is helping my plants or if it is just being wasted.

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Looks fine to me, Don't expect an impact right away though. I didn't start to see a difference in plants until the 1week-2week mark
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Air stone is working quite well, A... I get the same results from my ceramic/glass diffuser. R.sok is on the nose with timeframe on results...

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 08:43 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the input folks.

Okay here is the weird thing, I woke up this morning to find one of my red devil cichlids in the tank dead.

I haven't lost a fish in ages (at least 9 months) due to poor water or anything. Do you think the co2 here might have done it?
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