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RE: Has anybody had "exploding" 2-liter pop bottles?
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 11:39:03 -0700
From: "David Robinson" <robinson at ichips_intel.com>
Subject: Has anybody had "exploding" 2-liter pop bottles?
Several digests ago (1054) while discussing DIY yeast reactors,
Tom Barr wrote:
> Be sure to use a ridged bottle !!!!!!!!!! Not a flimsy 2 liter
> pop bottle. You'll be very sorry if ya don't! Noncollapsable
> bottles are the way to go using yeast.
I had a problem with a 2 liter bottle. I ran the air line to a
sponge filter with a power head. For some reason the power head
collapsed the 2 liter bottle and filled the tank with yeast. About half
of the plants and fish died. I'm still using 2 liter bottles but I'm
making sure that the CO2 outlet is not too close to the inlet of the