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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-2013, 07:23 PM Thread Starter
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Question A CO2 system

This is how I am running my compressed co2 system. Am I doing anything wrong?

With a tank size of 55gal heavily planted, approx. 2bps, monitor co2 with a drop checker with 4dKh solution. My solenoid plugged into my pH monitor/controller set to: ON 6.8 - OFF 6.6. I let the system run day and night. Sometimes the co2 runs when the lights or off. What do you guys think, am I running it properly?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-2013, 07:29 PM
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Perfect, Don't touch it, if your fish aren't gasping for air, is your drop checker a nice green color? The way you are running you are maintaining a constant ph of 6.7, with no ph swings----can't do better than that!
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-2013, 08:06 PM
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What are you using to diffuse the CO2?
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-2013, 10:57 PM Thread Starter
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An inline difuser that is in the output of my canister filter.
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