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  1. J

    C02 run out already?

    Just set up my 5kg FE, glad it fit my regulator :D ! Any ideas how long this "should" last? Based on my 500g running out in 10 days i calculated that it should last for 100 days, is that correct? Thanks
  2. J

    C02 run out already?

    Ok, well my regulator is from a JBL proflora m602. Well i hope it does fit a FE because ive just ordered two 5kg's.
  3. J

    C02 run out already?

    This may sound stupid but can you still use solenoids when using FE's? Also will my regulator fit on a FE?
  4. J

    C02 run out already?

    I rang this place Guildford Calor Gas Location : Farebright Services Ltd, 28 Westfield Rd, Guildford GU1 1RR Tel: 01483 300 410 Website or http://www.calor.co.uk Services : sell the 3.9kg bottles (pub bottles) for £15.99 and will take back empties. Date Added/Updated : Apr 27, 2009 They...
  5. J

    C02 run out already?

    Where can i get nice sized FE's from? Doesnt someone on here sell them? And where can i get them re-filled? Thanks
  6. J

    C02 run out already?

    You can use both disposable and refillable. Fire extinguishers are abit dodby arent they lol, wont the fly everywhere if something goes wrong?
  7. J

    C02 run out already?

    So what can i do guys, can i use bigger c02 bottles, if so which ones?!?! running out of c02 every 10 days is a joke! Thanks
  8. J

    C02 run out already?

    yea i have solenoid, its only on for 8 and a half hours every day, i keep the level green on the drop checker. But i do have surface agitation, i dont know whats classed as a lot and what isnt though. Could someone explain the soapy water method please? Would i be able to change the bottle then...
  9. J

    C02 run out already?

    My c02 is showing no pressure after 10 days. The bottle weighs 500g. my tank is 400litres. Is it usual for the c02 to run out so quickly? i wouldn't have got it if i new it was goin to run out this fast! It doesnt appear that i have any leaks in the connection points because they look like they...
  10. J

    People with JBL proflora m602, HELP.

    LOL yea i was, Dont worry now mate, it was a nut below the valve that was stopping it so loosend that and now its running :D
  11. J

    People with JBL proflora m602, HELP.

    I am unable to open the valve on the cylinder. It opens a tiny bit but does not release any pressure. Any help would be great. Thanks
  12. J

    How many bubbles per second?

    Hi guys, just got my c02 system and ive set it all up just wanted to ask how many bubbles per second should i have? thanks
  13. J

    Will c02 kill fish due to ph changes?

    I understand that putting pressurized c02 into an aquarium will lower the ph of the water. I also read somewhere that it doesnt affect the fish because it doesnt change the kh which is whats is harmfull to fish, is this true? If its going to harm my fish i will not get it, i will be getting a...
  14. J

    Do i need c02?

    Ok thanks for your replies guys, much appriciated!
  15. J

    Do i need c02?

    yea i thought that was abit exaggerated, so woteva my lighting is, it will increase growth rate? Will it also allow me to grow more difficult plants? Thanks for reply
  16. J

    Do i need c02?

    My aquarium is a juwel rio 400 (400 litre - 100 US gallon) All my lighting is T5 - i have 2 x 54watt and 2 x 39 all with reflectors which apparently double the output of my lights, is this true? If this is true i have 3.7 watts per gal, if not i obviously have half of that (1.85 wpg). Do i need...
  17. J

    What is the perfect c02 system for a juwel rio 400 aquarium?

    ok thanks for all ur help. :D also, can you tell me what sort of plants will grow well for me? thanks
  18. J

    What is the perfect c02 system for a juwel rio 400 aquarium?

    well i only have around 1 watt per gallon of light. This means i dont need c02 then right? if i was to get some proper plant substrate, the tablets that go in the substrate and the daily treatment would my plants grow well? or do i have to get c02 aswell as all of that?
  19. J

    What is the perfect c02 system for a juwel rio 400 aquarium?

    My tank is new with the high light t5s. The plants i have arent dying, they just dont grow? so i thought i may need a c02 system, i just need to be pointed in the right direction of a good/reliable system. And also anything else that will boost my plants growth.?
  20. J

    What is the perfect c02 system for a juwel rio 400 aquarium?

    how do i work out how much light is in my water? Thanks. would buying the proper substrate help?
  21. J

    What is the perfect c02 system for a juwel rio 400 aquarium?

    im not really into DIY stuff as i dont trust myself to do it well enough to not encounter any future problems. O really? I thought that you need lots of light for plants to grow, thus needing c02? :? I have a few plants in my tank but they just dont seem to grow?
  22. J

    What is the perfect c02 system for a juwel rio 400 aquarium?

    i would really like to put loads of plants in my tank and i understand that i need a c02 system, ive read up on some of the information given on this site and others but it all seems so confusing. I cant work out which system i need? also my tank does'nt have much light, could this be a big...
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