How To Build A Cerges CO2 Reactor

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While it will increase the surface area, the fine bubbles will easily get sucked into the outlet, unless you have some kind of media which disrupts the flow.
 

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What i can say about this reactor is that i tried both 7 " and 10 " water filter and the 10" dissolves the co2 much better and i think is because the water and co2 travels more and co2 has more time to dissolve in the water .
I don't have a sponge inside on the tube
 
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Anyone can confirm that if a sponge is mounted at the end of the tube the CO2 is dissolving better?
I'm asking someone who tried this not someone who speaks theoretically

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Thank you so much for this post. Its the only post on how to build a ceges reactor that has a list and pictures. I bought most of what i need today, i just need a pump and hoses and im all set. Mine is built with the parts i could find so its not 100% the same. Any thoughts on the pump id need to power this? I was thinking 300gph.

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Your setup looks great. The one thing I found that works is putting a low psi brass check valve between your brass bushing and barb. It’s a good spot that works well for me.