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Copper Tubing

Regarding CO2 Lines
Copper tubing will work fine as long as you run it ahead of your reactor and
keep it out of the aquarium. Another alternative to consider is high
pressure air line. At Home depot they sell it by the foot. The one I use has
a black plastic liner with and orange jacket. Clamp this to brass fitings
and you will not have any problems running co2 at 15 or 20 psi. Its nice
becuse you can move it around. The only problem is it only comes in 1/4" ID.

Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 14:44:52 EDT
From: Jrquicker at aol_com
Subject: Copper, Tubing

If at all possiblecan you use copper tubing, either compression or flared to
set up a co2 injection  system? I know that copper will react with water,
can you use copper just far enough so that it will not contact water? I've
heard so much about losing co2 through the tubing that using copper with
compression or flared fitting would be better. Thank You---------Jack