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How do I dose CO2?

Ok, I've got a CO2 question. How do you know when you've got the right CO2 level to promote great plant growth, inhibit algae, and not gas your fish?
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waell if u hav diy co2 i lieave runnin 24/7 but wid canister i think u may need regulator for gas on when light gas of when darke
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In general, the aimed for CO2 concentration is 30 ppm. This can be checked using a drop checker and a 4 dkH reference solution.

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