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Old 05-12-2013, 08:03 AM   #1
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DIY CO2 question..


I been doing DIY CO2 for a short time now.. Got a quick question though... I have a diffuser on it.. Was wondering what happens when the tiny bubbles travel up the top of the tank and pop.. Do those get wasted? Now I'm pretty sure the plants take the bubbles in obviously.. But, do the those bubbles get wasted?

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Old 05-12-2013, 10:59 AM   #2
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Totally wasted, Dude.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:19 PM   #3
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The best option I've seen for a diffuser is a hagen mini filter. It chops up the bubbles very fine and if you have good flow in the tank, the bubbles will travel all through the tank. You tube it if you haven't seen what I'm talking about. I recently switched over to a paintball co2 setup and I still use the mini filter as a diffuser.
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The best option I've seen for a diffuser is a hagen mini filter. It chops up the bubbles very fine and if you have good flow in the tank, the bubbles will travel all through the tank. You tube it if you haven't seen what I'm talking about. I recently switched over to a paintball co2 setup and I still use the mini filter as a diffuser.
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Hagen mini filter is a great little diffuser
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I redid the solution last night and added a second 2 liter.. I woke up today and noticed there is a ton of tiny bubbles from the CO2 in the tank... Some on leaves on the plants especially the Jungle Val... I'll look into that filter.. Thanks guys..
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