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  1. DIY
    Hi, Trying out DIY CO2 using Citric acid and Baking soda. Below is my setup. Citric Acid (Bottle-A) -> Baking Soda (Bottle-B) -> Needle valve -> Solenoid -> One way valve -> Diffuser (Aquarium) Here is the problem i faced. After making everything work and pressure at 1.5 kgf/cm², I...
  2. Equipment
    Bought a DIY CO2 kit off Amazon for $15 which calls for the citric acid + baking soda recipe, which is as follows Bottle A: 200 grams citric acid, 20oz water Bottle B: 200 grams baking soda, 6.5oz water I've played around with the needle valve and the most I've been able to get out of the...
  3. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I am trying to keep my KH stable at 3 or 4dKH. I've heard that it is better to dose the tank's water changes with KHCO3 rather than NaHCO3 since potassium is readily taken in by plants whereas sodium is not. Any KHCO3 branded products that you would recommend to buy online? is ADA Brighty K...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Has anyone used Eco-Complete African Cichlid substrate to raise KH in a non-cichlid tank? If you have, please share your success with this method :) I'm going to try it out monitoring the parameters daily and I will share updates periodically.Seems Aragonite is pretty good stuff. I am...
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