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Hi for some reason my defused decided to freak out on me today. It somehow got a crack in it so instead of sending up a fine mist of co2 its sending up big bubbles I'm going fish shopping sat I can pick up a new one then. Am I better to turn it off completely until sat pt let it run like it is now until sat.
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Big bubbles, as in the co2 is shooting right to the top? If you have a chopstick or some other porous wood, that would make a better substitute until you can get a new diffuser.
 

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big bubble won't really dissolve an co2 in water , so you might as well turn it off , remember to decrease light intensity/duration and cut down on dosing until its back on . By the way I remember when I first started with CO2 , I did the DIY thingy and i was diffusing from a chopstick from Chinese restaurant , not sure if it would work on pressurized ... but u could try , put the co2 tube on the smaller end and submerge it , may work temporarily.
 
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