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CO2 setup

Discussion in 'General Plant Topics' started by martinphillip03, Jan 7, 2006.

  1. martinphillip03

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    Does Tom Barr have an article on this website explaning the co2 setup?

    Marty
     
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    Re: CO2 setup

    No, not really.

    Reason: mainly links that many other folks have as well as many books already have laid out for you.

    There are dozens of links to various different CO2 set ups.

    I use a gas tank, regulator, needle valve, sometimes: bubble counter, Check valve.

    For the lines, I use silicone tubing or the tygon tubing.
    Forn the reactor/diffusion, I use an internal venturi like on the site here, and external reactor(I make these myself), or a mist method.

    I use a solenoid tio turn the CO2 off at night in most cases, I never leave CO2 on at night.

    Regards,
    Tom Barr
     
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    I did a quick search for CO2 tubing and it seems like there are several varieties. Tygon, silicone, rigid... My last setup had soft silicone tubing which was easy to work with - came with my Dupla setup that I got 15 years ago :). Can anyone suggest which tubing type to get and where to get it?

    Thanks,
    Will
     
  4. Tom Barr

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    Tygon is nice.
    Clippard sells gas line also for cheap.
    Silicone works for most folks also.

    Regards,
    Tom Barr
     
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