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Re: [APD] Want to see micro bubbles that are CO2?

misting form the reactor or pearling?
i assume it from whatever reactor, or arther the co2 input. in that case 
i can tell you it does not stop misting in the ten gallon fishless tank 
I have.

Jerry Baker wrote:

>Jerry Baker wrote:
>>The only way to test whether those bubbles are CO2 is to capture them 
>>and analyze their contents. Or, if you have a tank with no live animals 
>>in it, you can wait until the mist is going and then remove all the 
>>oxygen from the water using sodium sulfite or something and see if the 
>>mist dies. I do not have a tank with which to try this yet.
>One other possibility is to just leave the whole setup going at night so 
>that CO2 levels remain constant. If it is CO2 causing the mist, the mist 
>will continue on during the night as CO2 levels stay constant. If the 
>misting stops during the night and the early morning, then we can be 
>pretty sure it's O2.
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