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DIY [email protected] = Pure CO2?

guys i believe that our DIY CO2 does not really contain pure CO2 right does anyone know what other gases are included in the produce of the DIY and how much percentage is the pure co2?
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You are correct. It will have water vapor, alcohol, and other various assorted fermentation byproducts in it.
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We have 98% pure CO2 here. It is also used in bars for kegs...

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But that CO2 is not produced via fermentation.
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If there is alcohol in the mix is it possible at all to get drunk fish? I know I know, random question.......

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When you use DIY CO2 watch the fish carefully. Don't you notice that more parties go on than you expected? Also, watch the snails - do they wobble?

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