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- To: <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: CO2 Distribution
- From: "Frank I. Reiter" <FIR at istar_ca>
- Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 18:26:34 -0400
- Importance: Normal
- In-Reply-To: <199807301948.PAA25797 at acme_actwin.com>
> From: Ric Cooney <rcooney at bcpl_net>
> As the number of planted tanks increases the number of CO2 setups
> increase. Seems like a rule. The answer would be a central tank with
> regulator in the basement, piped thru a manifold to the tanks on the
> first floor.
> Problem: what materal do we make the manifold and the tubing?
> Does copper as tubing present a problem?
> How about PVC, any leaching here?
I have done this with copper tubing. It seemed to work just fine while I
was using it to run two tanks from one CO2 bottle. (Eventually I put both
tanks on one trickle filter and ran a single CO2 reactor in the sump.)
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