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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-17-2017, 08:08 PM Thread Starter
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Best thread on DIY CO2?

Hey guys,

For the life of me I can't find the best thread on DIY CO2. I say "best" because I would have sworn we had a sticky up somewhere. A guide that compared a handful of approaches and best practices along with expected results etc. etc.

I'm finding threads when I google the forums for DIY CO2, but perhaps my google-fu is not that good, I'm not finding the quality of results I was hoping for. Any help from those with bookmarks in their browser?

I'm hoping to do DIY CO2 for my 20 gallon and was hoping to find out the best practices, needed tools, etc. I figure the DIY forum was the place to look.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-17-2017, 09:25 PM
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Generally speaking there are 2 styles of diy co2, yeast and sugar vs citric acid and baking soda. There are lots if kits out there that utilize soda bottles that are inexpensive and work much better than trying to make something yourself. Most of the time people use diy on thanks smaller than ~40 gallons simply for to limitations on how much co2 you can make vs cost of a pressurized setup
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