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i need as good recipei for a 20 oz gatorade bottle of co2 i am going to run that and a hagen co2 on my 55 and was wondering what the best recipie was
 

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i can't comment on a good recipe for a 20oz. bottle, but i would like to point out that you will need a considerably larger quantity of mixture to produce enough diy co2 for a 55g. like 4+ gallons more. just a thought...

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i guess that needs more explanation. that was just assuming the tank was at medium levels of light. if it's a lowish light tank, you might see a difference in plant growth with a couple of 2 liters.
 

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Not to hijack, but Ive also got a 55, and Im going the 2-liter route with a 20oz bottle for a separator. If one 2-liter produces one bubble, will I need three to produce three bubbles? How many bubbles does a 2-liter make? Does it depend on the recipe used or the type of yeast?

Thanks. Hopefully this info will be useful for OP also.
 

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the other thing to mention is to stagger the bottles so that you replace one every N days. This way your CO2 production will be more consistent and you will also not have to do all of them at once.
 
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