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DIY CO2 Diffuser?

anyone make one before? I have some cotton stuck in 1/2 inch acrylic tubing which is giving me some fine bubbles but not efficient
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Is an airstone efficient enough?
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Do you use a canister filter?
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Is an airstone efficient enough?
Nope airstones tend to crumble after a while and the bubbles aren't small enough

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Do you use a canister filter?
Yea but I don't like those inline diffusers

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Well the DIY inline diffusers will be the most efficient and are easy to make like the cerges type.
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