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another CO2 thread (Diffusion)

Ok I understand the whole DIY yeast CO2 method, but I misinterpreted the most crucial part where you put that CO2 and make it dissolve in your tank... After reading that letting the bubbles flow into the filter intake... well silly me, I have a "hang -on-back" filter, and so the CO2 is still being released in the air. So now I have the airstone back on and under a little bowl, trapping a big bubble. So I was thinking about buying a powerhead and running the CO2 line to the pump/impeller. What methods/suggestions can you guys give? Tank is 26gal
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Powerhead diffusion should work just fine. Just aim it towards the bottom without stirring your substrate.

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Thank you for the fast reply! When choosing the powerhead, should I stick to the manufacturers rating like, "10-30gallons" or look for a gallons-per-hour rating? I know lots of flow is good, but too much causes problems. Tank is 30 x 10 x 16
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Stick to the gallons per hour.


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