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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-2013, 01:15 AM Thread Starter
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Need Regulator advice

Well Folks, finely saved up some money (about time all these lovely school loan payments) I was looking at buying AquaticLife CO2 Regulator with Lighted Solenoid Valve. Along with the paintball adaptor for my 20 gallon h planted tank. (pretty sure its a single stage reg)

Long story short I need to go with a paintball CO2 tank due to lack of space and might have to move in a couple of months. I have done diy co2 with some success but decided its time for an upgrade.

Anyone ever use these, or have anything to recommend me, I'd appreciate it.



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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-2013, 02:22 AM
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re-branded DICI.???

and I don't know if aquaticlife still alive, the products are probably the left over items.
good luck.
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Aquatic Life stop their normal regulator series, it was very expensive and was similar to Aquatek. The Aquatic Life "Compact" is by a Taiwan company and actually has another outlet that is plug at the side.

Here is my set up:

You can avoid issues of a End of Tank dump (rare) with a JT Paintball level indicator. But I really recommend you look at the DIY route, the price for this set up was very expensive and I would use the money to build a custom, which I'm still working on.

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