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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-11-2006, 04:03 AM Thread Starter
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A newbie co2 question

im currently using the inline aquamedic 1000 co2 reactor rit now..

and im wondering how can i check if the reactor is working correctly?

im sure that there are co2 flowing in the tube since i have a bubble counter installed..
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-11-2006, 11:23 AM
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well, if you see bubbles going in and don't get an accumulation of gas at the end of the day, then be rest-assured the reactor is diffusing the CO2 correctly. better yet, go test and compute your CO2 levels. heh.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-12-2006, 02:42 AM
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Also, make sure you don't have any CO2 leaks betwen the bubble counter and the reactor. Use water with some liquid dish detergent to make a bubble blowing solution, and apply it generously to every joint you can get to. If it leaks you get lots of little bubbles that keep on coming.

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