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mpfsr
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Location : ohio
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Registration date : 2011-07-18

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PostSubject: DIY co2 setup   DIY co2 setup EmptyTue Aug 02, 2011 2:51 pm

Thought I would share my tested co2 system. this setup lasts me 3 weeks.

Recipe:

2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon baker yeast
2 tablespoons malasses to have it last longer

items needed:
2 liter bottle, NLS 1mm pellet bottle, 2 backflow preventers, In tank filter, some silicone, & airline.

Tools used, Drill with 1/4" bit sissors.

the setup
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the tank side view
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the result..
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just make sure to check your PH reg. as it will drop adding co2 if you have fish in the tank. I ran it for 3 hours then removed it for 2hours then repeated til the ph stayed the same. Mine dropped from 7.4 to 7-6.9 (color really hard to tell) over the course of the day I put it on. Its now stable.
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Cmkp
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Location : Vic , Australia
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PostSubject: Re: DIY co2 setup   DIY co2 setup EmptyFri Sep 12, 2014 1:08 am

Nice post ill have to give it a try
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