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Re: [APD] DIY CO2 injection not bubbling
First thing to do is to check for leaks. Since the CO2 must
push against the water pressure to get the CO2 down the
airline in the water, even a very small leak and relieve
pressure and prevent CO2 for entering the aquarium.
--- W C <iceman_78_98 at yahoo_com> wrote:
> I followed some instructions found on the Krib to
> build a CO2 injection canister using a soda bottle. I
> placed about 3/4 cup of sugar and 1 tsp of yeast into
> a soda bottle that's 3/4 filled with warm water.
> Shaked it. Connected my airline tube to the valve that
> I constructed by drilling a hole on the cap of the
> soda bottle. It's been several hours (12 hours) and I
> still haven't seen any bubbling in my tank. What could
> I be doing wrong? I see the froth that is being
> developed inside the soda bottle. But other than that,
> I can't understand why this isn't working. Any ideas?
How long can you wait until the good air fares are gone?
The AGA 2004 Convention is bit over two months away. But "last minute" fares can be pricey. Not to mention the Banquet and Field trip have limited capacity. Take time to make your plans but don't wait too long.
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