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Re: [APD] Re: Co2 Reactors - specific questions about flow



So long as the tube doesn't fill with gas ;-)

I'd angle the tube for best water distribution. sounds like
the difussion is pretty good already.

sh

--- Chris Hotte <ecwh at cogeco_ca> wrote:

> No, it's much simpler than that, I lost my original Ehime
> end cap. I 
> blame it on a feline house mate. Uncertain which one, but
> either one of 
> them enjoys small things that bat easily with a paw. 
> Also, I'm not 
> coming in from that side with the C02, I drilled the bar
> itself. The 
> incoming CO2 bubble is streeeetched by the passing rush
> of water.  The 
> longer the bubble  stretched, the more surface area and
> the more 
> infusion is achieved... so I've noticed.  If it stretches
> too far, a 
> bubble will break off and sit against the end cap. If
> enough of them sit 
> on the capped end, they eventually get pushed out the
> last exhaust point 
> and wasted. So, the infusion rate is limited by how far
> you can 
> streeetch the CO2 bubble without having the end of it
> break off.
> 
> Thinking now, if I were to angle the spraybar down, I
> would likely be 
> able to acheive a better infusion rate.
> 
> - Chris.
> 
> 
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