Originally Posted by Optix
I know...I do it more for my benefit than the fish
but I try to minimize surface agitation to maximize the amount of CO2 that stays in the water when the lights are on
Then ur not benefitting the fish right there
co2 is cheap. a little agitation goes a long way to a happy healthy tank.. it also allows ur co2 concentration to go higher safely.
more oxygen allows fish to handle more co2 better