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Re: check valve for CO2 (was Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1026)

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> Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 16:01:09 EDT
> From: TD7894 at aol_com
> Subject: Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1026
> Hello, this maybe a useless post but, regarding the C02 fatality, I use a 
> check valve on my DIY bottle.  Am I wrong in thinking that this will prevent 
> a back flow into the tank?  Thanks in advance, Teresa.

Yes. You are wrong. 

Anything that would stop the flow into the tank would block the CO2 equally.
A check valve could only keep the tank from draining into your CO2


Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679  huntley1 at home_com

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