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Re: [APD] CO2 measurement revolution in the plant tank hobby
Yep -- probably 1 - 2 weeks. The reason I say this is that activated
charcoal generally becomes inactive within a week to 2 weeks in an aquarium
due to pores being clogged or covered with a biofilm. And then there is the
really bad reputation of membrane based CO2 dispensers.
On 11/29/06, Vaughn Hopkins <hoppycalif at yahoo_com> wrote:
> Are you saying that algae/bacteria/etc. would grow on the membrane,
> thus closing off its pores? Do you have any feel for the time
> involved before this would be a factor?
> Vaughn H.
> On Nov 29, 2006, at 4:53 AM, S. Hieber wrote:
> > A problem with membranes in aquaria or "standing" water is that
> > biofilm mucks them up. If you're envisioning a continuously
> > operating device, that might be an issue.
> > sh
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