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Re: [APD] Estimative Index for CO2 Dosing - Bah!
Thank you George. We can send a man to the moon, but we can't
determine the equilibrium value for CO2 in water. Tsk tsk.
On Thursday, March 9, 2006, at 09:31 AM, gbooth at frii_com wrote:
> Someone mentioned CO2 equilibrium values. This was beat to death back
> the 90s and the theoretical value for CO2 equilibrium was 0.485 PPM
> (at a
> specific temperature, etc). However wonderful that theoretical number
> the practical value is around 2-3 PPM. Resolution was never reached on
> why there was a difference but it was probably due to either
> A) biological respiration (bacteria, algae, plants, fish) keeping
> ahead of
> diffusion to the atmosphere,
> 2) the contrarian nature of aquarium water.
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