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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-07-2007, 08:51 PM Thread Starter
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Seeking advice!!!

50 gallon tank
2 bags of flourite
play sand
Hagen glo 100w

I want to put in DIY CO2
this is what i have right now:

It leads into a co2 ladder diffuser thing. also got check valves cause thought it would be a good idea.
should i have a total of 2 diy setups or is 1 alright?
theres no co2 right now i just drilled holes and got the wiring. what is a good 2 liter recipe. Thanks in advance.

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honestly you are going to have a hard time doing DIY on a 50g. some people do it BUT in the long run it would be better to go pressurized. as far as reciepes just use the search and you will get some. If you are going to do DIY you will need more then 1 btl

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I am not sure it was a good idea placing the check valve between the bottles.


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should i just put the check valve when it leaves the smaller bottle into the diffuser.
also if i get two 2 liter bottles should i use a t vavle or 2 diff bubble ladders.
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