[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Sealing DIY CO2 generators
> Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 20:19:13 -0800 (PST)
> From: Kyle M <ktm020101 at ubbdev_com>
> Subject: Re: Planning first tank in years
> I didn't have much luck with DIY when I tried the 2L bottle method.
> Why? It seems to me pretty foolproof.
> Only problem I have is losing the seal. I presently use low temp hot
> glue. After a while it separates and I have to redo it.
> So, for those of us who still must use DIY I would like to know
> other members' methods of making the seal. I'd like to know a
> permanent way.
> I hope to get the cylinder system someday but for now it's DIY and
> I'd like to know others' knowhow, tips, etc. :-)
We tried the hot glue, but couldn't even get it to stick in the first
place. Then we tried the silicone aquarium sealent. It held for a few
months. I think The reason it finally gave out is we did a bad job
sealing it in the first place...
So far I've been to lazy to fix it. Besides, my low light tank does
pretty well without it...
GET INTERNET ACCESS FROM JUNO!
Juno offers FREE or PREMIUM Internet access for less!
Join Juno today! For your FREE software, visit: