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DIY CO2 creates tiny bubbles???

I have never had DIY CO2, and I successfully got it going. However, 2 days later, I see tons of small tiny little bubbles on the surface. Is this common? did I do anything wrong?

I diffused the CO2 via power head, and the impeller chops it off really really tiny. That's the only thing that I was suspecting. Any idea?

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I have never had DIY CO2, and I successfully got it going. However, 2 days later, I see tons of small tiny little bubbles on the surface. Is this common? did I do anything wrong?

I diffused the CO2 via power head, and the impeller chops it off really really tiny. That's the only thing that I was suspecting. Any idea?

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Thats normal imo. What I think causes that, is poor surface agitation. and your water is probably concentrated with co2.


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ya i agree you need more surface agitation, if you point your power head towards the surface, then that would take care of it

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