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Re: suggestions for CO2 for the mechanically inept?
I just a got a full outfit (sans solenoid) from m3, consisting of regulator,
needle valve (the $19 one) and a $75 external reactor, for a total of $175.
From my test runs (I'm not implementing full time until I sucessfully get my
KH up; right now its between 0 and 1 deg), the whole setup works great and I
have no regrets. You can go cheaper if you opt for a cheaper
reactor/diffusor. I believe [Redacted] sells the eheim diffusor
Dave Gomberg also sells a entire setup. And today, I found out he sells
needle valves as well. Wish I had known. Oh, well!
Also Dwight at Aquarium Driftwood and others. All in all, you have an
embarrassment of choices.
The tough part is child proofing. I don't know what to tell you except to
train your 2 year old if you cannot lock up the whole contraption. I have a
3 1/2 year old and a CO2 tank that sits exposed. Derek knows he isn't to
touch it (or the expose glowing tubes on my retro stereo), and so far so
Hope this helps!
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