DIY CO2 with Ceramic Diffuser.
I have a DIY CO2 setup which consists of a single 2 litre bottle and separate 20oz bubble counter. I bought a ebay ceramic diffuser but having problems with it actually diffusing bubbles. The first time I hooked it up it ended up blowing off of the line (causing no damage). I tried again last night and the bottle was pressurized quite abit but no bubbles came out. I'm afraid that I'll either blow it off the line again or blow up the CO2 bottle.
Is it likely that the diffuser I bought is garbage and the ceramic wont let the bubbles escape?
I think I have around 3-4 bubbles per second coming out of the co2 bottle. and the check valve is just a couple inches from the top of the bottle.
any suggestions would be fine.