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[APD] Re: DIY co2 disaster

> Ouch!  That is nasty stuff to get into your tank... turn your fish 
> into 
> alcoholics :-). A suggestion for the future, between the generator 
> bottle and 
> the aquarium use a 20oz coke (or better yet... Mountain Dew yum) 
> bottle to 
> catch any liquid that might leak out. Do this by drilling two 
> holes in the cap 
> of the small bottle. Run the airline coming from the co2 bottle 
> through one 
> hole down to the bottom of the small bottle and use the other hole 
> to run a 
> tube from that bottle to the aquarium making sure that the airline 
> tubing 
> starts near the top of the small bottle. This way any liquid 
> coming in from the 
> co2 bottle will remain in the bottom of the small bottle. I hope 
> this helps you 
> out for the future.
> Russ

And if you extend the inlet tubing to the bottom of the overflow bottle and put a bit of water in it, it will also serve as a bubble counter. ;-)

Clint Brearley
Melbourne, Australia

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