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  1. Equipment
    Hi guys, I have a 10 gallon with a citric acid co2 reactor. It's always worked really well with me manually turning it on and off, however now that I am out of college and working, it's hard to have the flexibility to do that consistently which is harming my tank. I tried purchasing a co2...
  2. DIY
    i recently bought a paintball set up ...is there a way to hook up two co2 tanks and use one to alternate? thank you in advance :)
  3. DIY
    Most dollar stores I've seen carry 3L bottles of soda for $1. Anyone here using that as a sugar source? I read a post somewhere about someone just dumping their yeast into these. I'm curious what effect the other ingredients have on the yeast.
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello guys I'm new to this and had a question that I can't figure out. I have a 29gal planted aqurium and I have a DIY co2 that I just did today and haven't kicked in yet (start bubbling) my question was that I have my air pump running during the day and it shuts off at night. Now should I not...
  5. DIY
    First of all I want to say that I’m new to this forum. I became a member of the planted tank to share my following idea with you. Needle valves or solenoid valves in combination with a time switch are often used to automatically turn of CO2 at night. I came up with an alternative idea to do...
  6. DIY
    Hi Everyone, Can anyone help a novice to understand why he can't seem to get ~any~ pH drop in response to CO2 injection? Hardware ----------- I have a 35 gallon tank with 50 watts of light. I have a bio-wheel type HOB filter. I'm growing beginner plants, most of which seem to be doing well in...
  7. DIY
    i wanted to know if this will work as a CO2 regulator, what would I have to change to make it work if it will work for CO2? I have the paintball tanks for now a 20oz. http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/ab120/icomba/8F8C3785-4833-4D38-BA87-A581236FF1A6-8172-00000E58B45567D9_zpsac106951.jpg
  8. Equipment
    I’ve been out of the hobby for a while, but I’m thinking of jumping back in with an 18” cube planted tank. I’m looking to set up a heavily planted, mid to high light tank with CO2 injection, but I’d like to incorporate some of Diana Walstad’s approaches with a soil bottom and high flow/low...
  9. DIY
    Hell all, I am having a speck of trouble with my new co2 yeast reactor. It is in an ocean spray bottle I added 2 cups sugar, i packet yeast and a pinch of baking soda. Noticed that it was producing a ton of bubbles So I divided by 2 and refilled the balance with water. I am using a...
  10. DIY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGD9_PNlrQQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player What can I do to make it better? Basicly pumping air into yeast sugar water solution. Hoping it displaces co2 out top into air stone in tank and water flow disperses.
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