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Old 01-06-2007, 01:02 AM   #1
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CO2 reactor


i have a wet/dry eheim 2229. ive heard of running co2 into the air intake and using the canister as a reactor but im not sure how to do it. when i unplug the pump to feed water runs back out of the intake and it stayes half full until i turn the pump back on.
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Old 01-06-2007, 07:32 PM   #2
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as long as your intake is below water line, it should just stop as the cainster is supposed to have a air tie seal from back siphoning. Regards, jC.
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Old 01-06-2007, 10:42 PM   #3
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as long as your intake is below water line, it should just stop as the cainster is supposed to have a air tie seal from back siphoning. Regards, jC.
im talking about the air intake it has a third hose to pull air in .this canister never stayes full the water levale fills up lets out into the tank its not like a reguler canister were there is a steady flow
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Old 01-06-2007, 11:44 PM   #4
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Wouldn't the wet/dry action of the canister just degas most of your CO2? People running the canister as a reactor are not using wet/dry models.
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Old 01-08-2007, 11:02 PM   #5
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sorry I miss that part about wet/dry. Disregard my posts. Regards, jC.
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Old 01-11-2007, 08:14 PM   #6
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you may want to post this in the equipment forum, might get some better answers.
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