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CO2 diffuser for nano

Discussion in 'CO2 Enrichment' started by jonny_ftm, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. jonny_ftm

    jonny_ftm Guru Class Expert

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    Hi,

    I'm looking for a pressurized CO2 diffuser for my 11gal tank.

    I fell on the rhinox 1000 series

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    Are those ceramic/glass diffusers adequate for a small tank or still I should look for a myst or external reactor?

    many thanks for your help
     
  2. jonny_ftm

    jonny_ftm Guru Class Expert

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    Sorry to insist, since there are delays to ship and so that I get my CO2 before immersion...

    Will those ceramic diffusers suited for a nano or would lead to inconsistent CO2 or much waste gas?

    A needle whell in such a tank would be too ugly for my taste
     
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    jonny_ftm Guru Class Expert

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    Hi again,

    I just found this: Up Aquarium Atomizer System, sort of an atomizer using an inline setup with a ceramic disc and from what I read in some forums, it gives a much finer mist than with glass ceramic difuuser, the aquarium looking hazy with CO2 bubbles depending on the bps

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    Any one could advice me on the better system? They also sell inline external reactor suitable for a nano with a small size. In forums, the Atomizer is said to be much more effective than the reactor
     
  4. Biollante

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    I think the safe answer is likely the ceramic diffuser. :eek:

    Personally, I prefer reactors.:)

    I have seen a device similar (definitely not the same brand) to The Atomizer System at one of the best Live Fish and plant retailers I have ever seen. The device seems to be working well on a number of nano displays they have. It looks suspiciously like other (larger) counter flow reactor devices I have used.

    Given the price and apparent clean nature of the system, I would go with The Atomizer System.

    Then, of course, want a complete report.:D

    Biollante
     
  5. jonny_ftm

    jonny_ftm Guru Class Expert

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    Yes, I'm really tempted. The atomizer uses apparently a ceramic diffuser that results in microbubbles sucked by the waterflow. In the Ausralian forum where they also sell it, people that bought it talk about a hazy aspect of the tank flooded with CO2 mist if you increase the count. For same bubble count, they say the drop checker moved from green to yellow....
     
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