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I'm slightly concerned that the XP2 I just hooked up on my 20 long is providing too much current. It's not disturbing the substrate, but it is creating one heck of a ripple on the surface of the water, which I'm assuming will offgas the CO2. Here's a video I took to show what I'm talking about:
 

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I think what I'll have to do is DIY my own spraybar that's only 6" long, so I can put it vertically in the corner.
 

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Yeah but I couldn't find a good way to connect the nozzle thingy while keeping things flush against the tank and tucked away.

I'm wondering now if glass lily pipes would "open up" the flow a little more. Maybe I should look into those...
 

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ok, i got a plan to DIY this. Take a tetra whisper U tube (intake) and use that with some tube to get it into the tank, then connect the spray bar with more tube to the intake and you are hangin in the tank with a an issue...


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Looks fine to me... I doubt that your off-gassing much C02 at all.

I have more surface agitation than that on both of my tanks and have no issues maintaining adequate C02 levels in either.

HTH

Larry K
 
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