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DIY CO2 Generator Problems
I have been lurking around this group for about
a month now and have been blessed by a lot of the knowledge available. I
have a 55g with 3 40w tubes and a heavy planting.
I am now working on getting my CO2 generator
going. One of the recent posts talked about a recipe of 2cups sugar, 1tsp
baking soda and fill to 2/3 full with water. This is what I have
done. My yeast goes great guns for a few hours, then crashes with no
activity. I've done this twice with the same result.
The recipe found in the Krib calls for 3/4 cups
sugar, no baking soda and "a pinch" of yeast.
The only other factor that comes to mind is my
room temperature, which I keep at about 70f. Is this low enough to inhibit
Any help will be appreciated. My next
attempt will be to make the recipe "by the book" (the Krib, that