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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-19-2005, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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DIY CO2 for a 10gal

I just upgraded my lighting to a 36w pc and am now looking to add a co2 system. I dont have the money to spend on one so am looking for a DIY project and help is greatly appreciated.
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Supplies needed.

Hagen ladder.
2 liter juice bottle
drill with drill bit (11/64th works well for me)
Pliers

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Diy Co2

Here is a link to get you started. It is what I followed before going pressurized. DIY CO2

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Any ideas where i can get a hagen ladder
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Look online for the ladder. It can get pricey if you buy from LFS. They are available separate from the whole kit.

You can also use test tube stoppers with predrilled holes that fit exactly an airline tube. MUCH easier to work with.

You'll want either size 3 or 4 if using pop bottles.
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