I have been skulking around on DIY Co2 forums for ages now. I want the lush plant life, but I am terribly afraid of gassing my fish and my dear snail, Lewis.
I also did not want my fish to suffer at night as my DIY co2 continued to run. As it is, I plan to run c02 at around half the...
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...
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...