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Re: co2 liquid discharge into tank


>Date: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 10:19:04 -0600
>From: Stephen Boulet-CSB046 <Stephen_Boulet-CSB046 at email_mot.com>
>Subject: Re: co2 liquid discharge into tank
>To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
>>I can think of two ways that will at least help avoid the problem.
>>1) Don't use two liter pop bottles.  Their sides are flimsy and tend to
>>collapse with very little suction.  Try using fruit juice or sport drink
>>bottles that are made with heavier plastic and have fluted sides.  They
>>are a lot stronger. 
>I use a 2 liter pop bottle, but I used silicon glue to attach a one-way 
>valve to the bottle. The airline is attached to the valve and goes into the 
>tank. This prevents any problems, and also allows for a good flow of CO2.
>-- Stephen Boulet
>stephenbou at aol_com