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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1112

>Date: 25 Jun 99 12:15:48 HKT
>From: Patrick Ng <nghakkong at netscape_net>
>Subject: CO2 gone quickly
>Dear all,
>I'm using a 1500g CO2 gas tank together with a Dupla "Armatur Delta" CO2
>regulator. I set the bubbling rate at 1 bubble/sec and the gas tank this size
>should last for at least half an year (from my personal experience). However,
>my CO2 used up within a month or so. My question is what possibly went wrong
>with my CO2 system. I have a commercial CO2 reactor, check valve and plastic
>tubing connected to the system. Is gas leakage a possible cause of the problem
>and how do I find out where the leakage is?
>Anyone can shed some light on it?
>Patrick Ng

A simple was to check is to use some soap water.  Any leaks will appear as