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Re: CO2 disaster
>Dave Gomberg accurately describes a VERY unfortunate event. Dave, thanks for
>sharing it with us. It may well save a few tanks of fish!
>Back a few years ago, the "Aquatic Maestro," Paul Speice used to talk about
>"Bubbling CO2 into our tanks, and all of our fish died. Bad idea. . . . . "
>(Very rough quote!) Back then, my thought immediately was, "too MUCH CO2, it
>doesn't take very much to make a significant difference." Dave just proved
Dave and I have talked and he has posted an elaboration: "The lot of CO2
was maybe 2-3L per hour for two days. That is a huge amount of CO2."
Dave's disaster was due to a failure of the regulator on his pressurized
CO2 canister--nothing to do with low-tech yeast solutions. He did not
"bubble too much" CO2. His system dumped a massive amount overnight. In
other words, it did take a very large amount of CO2 to create the disaster
in his tank.
San Francisco, CA, USA
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