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Different CO2 Delivery system....

I posted some of this to the DIY forum,
https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/di...g-co2-air.html
but it might be more appropriate here.

I've been investigating CO2 permeable membranes. This is a fairly new line of research. Quite a bit of funding is being put into it by the DOE as a possible "fix" for cleaning up atmospheric CO2.

One of the researchers I contacted thought it would be possible to increase the atmospheric concentration of CO2 from .3% to around 1%.

My question is, if I can produce air with the higher 1% CO2 level by running it through one of these filters, is there a delivery method I could use with this high CO2 air that would get the CO2 into the water and to the plants?

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Your new air will give like 14 ppm if you get alot of higher co2 diffused really efficently. With airstone/glass diffusor, your agitation will be high because you will need to use a large volume of air. So you may end up with lower co2 I dont think that you can diffuse in a way that will give increased c02 unless you want a 90 foot long inline reactor.
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