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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #853

On 07/24/97 at 03:49 p, Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com (Aquatic
Plants Digest) said:

> A bell-jar reactor is an inverted container that holds CO2 under
>the water.   If the CO2
>goes crazy, it will simply bubble out from under the container --
>you may get a little more dissolved CO2, but it will generally not
>be that much. 

WRONG!  If your tank has a cover (glass or a full hood), not open
like George's, then the "air space" at the top will fill with CO2,
driving out the O2 and your fish will suffocate.  The voice of
experience (painful) brings you this info.


Dave Gomberg, FormMaestro!                     http://www.wcf.com
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