Hi I'm new to the forum and was hoping you guys can help me out.
and BTW wasn't sure to post this so please move it if I posted it on the wrong spot
So I've recently decided to try a glass diffuser for my CO2 setup on my 60 gallon planted tank.
I'm surprised that my drop checker doesn't change color if it does it's very minimal.
Here's some pic of the gauges on my regulator when it's on.
I'm using the sera flore precision diffuser. And it has a built in bubble counter.
My concern is even if I have the valve control maxed out on my regulator I can't increase the bps on my diffuser.
Here's a vid of how much co2 is being diffused and how many bps.
DIFFUSER AND BPS VIDEO
Is my diffuser still in its breaking in stage? Only had it for couple of days.
Or is there and issue with my CO2 tank? Regulator?
Or should I just go back to my ista mixmax reactor?
Reason of the switch is my reactor cuts the flow on my fluval 406 with noticeable amount.
I do have a small circulation fan above where the diffuser is placed. Here's a pic of my tank
So on the right side that's where the diffuser is hidden. There's a wavemaker and the outflow on the same side. Also on the left side is where my drop checker is placed plus there's a AC100 on the left side for additional flow.
It's just wierd because when I was using my reactor I can even make my drop checker to yellow if I over turn my regulator.
I m,y co2 and lights on a timer for 8 hrs a day (used to have it on only for 6 hours, but wanted to test out longer hours since plants have rooted and established properly), co2 turns on 1 hour before the lights and turns off 1 hour before the lights.
I honestly can see the micro bubbles all over my tank when co2 is on.
What I'm thinking is, could it be my drop checker solution is bad already (if it can even go bad).
Or that I have too much surface agitation that the co2 just escapes? cause I have the output, and wavemaker pointed up plus the agitation that the AC100 makes.