Re: Trouble w/ diy CO2
> I have been trying to make a co2 setup. I am not
> having any luck. It will start to bubble after a little time
> then it just stops. I am using:
> 2liter bottle
> 2 cups sugar
> 6 cups water
> 1 tsp baking soda
> 1 package of yeast.
> I have even added a valve to slow down the release.
> Just can't get it to work after a couple hours. Am I
> doing something wrong?? Thanks for any help.
I think you may be adding too much yeast to your solution. I
use the exact same mixture as above, but use only a tablespoon of yeast.
This way, the sugar lasts a lot longer. Also, check to see that everything
is properly sealed ie: no escape of CO2 out the top of the bottle, etc.