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Old 11-13-2012, 08:49 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by ADJAquariums View Post
Hmm it doesnt appear like my Co2 bottles are producing any CO2 unless i shake it rigourously for like 10 minutes and then its only like 5 minutes its going, im using 1/2 tsp of yeast and Baking soda, 2 cups of sugar, 2L of warm water and waiting an hour for the yeast to acctivate, anyuthing wrong here or is it my flaw? might try shortining the tubing from generator to my second bottle where the CO2 gets seperated from any bad "stuff that comes with it
How long has your DIY CO2 been going for? After 2-3 weeks, it is time to replace the mixture.

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