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Re: DIY CO2 Reactor Problem

You can tap a hole in the top of the tube and run a line to the Venturi input 
on your powerhead. This will keep more agitation going. Or maybe a higher 
flow powerhead?
Any one else?

In a message dated 5/23/02 2:56:23 PM Central Daylight Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

> Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 10:26:06 -0600
> From: Jerry Baker <jerrybaker at weirdness_com>
> Subject: DIY CO2 Reactor Problem
> I have constructed a CO2 reactor out of a powerhead, a gravel vacuum
> tube, some 1" bioballs, and a limewood airstone. The problem is that
> after a couple hours of running so much air builds up in the reactor
> that there is a 1 - 2" air layer at the top. Is this normal, and how can
> I prevent this other than emptying the air every hour or two?
> Thanks.
> - -- 

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