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Baking soda in co2 generator
- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com (Aquatic-Plants)
- Subject: Baking soda in co2 generator
- From: "David W. Webb" <dwebb at ti_com>
- Date: Mon, 7 Jul 1997 12:50:27 -0500
- Conversation-Id: <BMSMTP868297700197a0206807 at dsks52_itg.ti.com>
>Date: Sat, 5 Jul 1997 08:16:57 -0400 (EDT)
>From: Luvskribs at aol_com
>Subject: Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #814
> 2 cups sugar
> 1 teaspoon yeast
> 1 teaspoon baking soda
> 6 cups luke warm water.
>My question is - what
>is the baking soda for? I don't have any on hand, so mine is running
>it. Does it make Co2 longer this way?
I came up with the baking soda idea several years ago when I measured the
pH of my generator swill at less than 4. I added 1 tsp of baking soda to
bring the pH back up to more livable levels and also noted a stabilization
of the reaction rate in my bottle.
David W. Webb Texas Instruments
(972) 575-3443 (voice) http://www.dallas.net/~dwebb
(214) 581-2380 (pager) 2145812380 at alphapage_airtouch.com