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CO2 components

I would like to setup a CO2 canister system for my tank. Can someone provide a list of needed components?
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This is where I bought mine but by all means shop around.

Regulator http://aquariumplant.com/cgi-bin/cart/pr840.html
this one has everything you need on it.. bubble counter/checkvalve.

Co2 resistant hosing.

A 5lb Co2 tank you can find at your local Brew making store, fire safety supply, welding supply.... shop around, prices vary drastically. I got a used tank from a fire safety supply for $40 and a welding supply wanted $90

You will finally need a reactor or diffuser. You can make your own or buy one.
https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/search.php

Optional, Ph monitor. A automated Co2 controller runs when Ph goes above desired parameter.

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