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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-22-2009, 11:28 PM Thread Starter
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My DIY CO2 Manifold Box/My Room With My Tanks

I just finished it up today! Basically I used a 1/4" female T and three 1/4"->1/8" hose barbs to split the CO2 line. I glued this to a Hammond PCB Board enclosure that I had from when I made a DIY headphone amp. Then I through mounted the Fabco needle valves to the front panel and drilled holes in the back panel for the CO2 tubing to come out. After that it was just a matter of hooking up the hosing. I am using this to control CO2 on my 20H and my 10 Gallon tanks. Just thought I'd share it with you all and get some feedback...

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Properly mounting CO2 parts in a box, just what kind of agitator are you?

That looks good! It's certainly safer than stringing it all together loose.
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Very neat arrangement! If you have to have the CO2 tank and plumbing out in the open, it sure looks a lot better this way.

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Neat! Now all you need are blinking indicator lights.

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Neat! Now all you need are blinking indicator lights.
hahahahahaha... you know I might actually have to do that


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Very nice. Did you find the T at your local hardware store?
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Very well done.
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