Solid carbon CO2 System
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Equipment


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-19-2004, 02:32 PM   #1
cre8tiv_pgmr
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 13
Default

Hi All,
I saw this system on Big Als. It's a solid carbon system called "Aquarium Products Carbo-Plus Co2 System". Has anyone used this before? comments? Reviews?

Thanks
__________________
Kevin
  • 45 gal, not setup yet.
  • Will be a planted tank.
  • Still in research/equipment purchasing stage.
cre8tiv_pgmr is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-19-2004, 04:15 PM   #2
ninoboy
Wannabe Guru
 
ninoboy's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Las Vegas , Nevada
Posts: 1,261
Default

I think I posted the same question before in another forum when I just started planting. You can check the comments here :
http://tropicalresources.net/phpBB2/...pic.php?t=3559
ninoboy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-19-2004, 04:22 PM   #3
unirdna
Planted Tank Guru
 
unirdna's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 2,290
Default

cre8iv,

During my infancy of investigation for my planted tank (3 months ago ), I was tempted by this unit. Having never used it, I can't speak for it's performance. What I do know is that I was able to assemble a pressurized CO2 system for the same cost. Additionally, I have no added equipment cluttering up my tank (since I've made a DIY in-line reactor) and CO2 refills are much cheaper ($7) than replacement carbon blocks ($35).
__________________
Ted

ADA 90p - Set up April 2007 - Journal
46g - Terminated March 2007 - Journal
unirdna is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-21-2004, 05:16 AM   #4
Daemonfly
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
Daemonfly's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 355
Default

Just use the search function and enter "Carbo-Plus" - you'll get all the answers you need. (Most will be along the lines of "Don't bother, use DIY or pressurized").
Daemonfly is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Vote: Carbon Inserts? mattrmiller General Planted Tank Discussion 12 06-20-2010 06:34 AM
carbon and amquel+ hooha Algae 0 06-01-2004 07:03 AM
Plants growing more quickly since I took the carbon out? jread Fertilizers and Water Parameters 7 02-02-2004 05:59 PM
Carbon Removal AquaClear 300 Skysong Equipment 3 01-19-2003 01:30 AM
The Pressurized CO2 System is Weird!! hypercad Equipment 12 01-03-2003 10:50 PM


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012