Bubble Rate?

Superman

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I'm going to setup my planted tank this evening if everything goes to plan.

The only thing I'm unsure of is how many bubbles should be going through the bubble counter for injecting CO2?

Is there like a set rule per litres of water in the tank?

I'm looking forward to tonight 8)
 

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See this article: viewtopic.php?f=34&t=467

There is no standard because bubble sizes differ across the board. Pick a rate like 1 or 2 bps and measure using the dropchecker as described in the article. Then make adjustments from there.

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Its going at about 1.5bps at the minute. Need to get a euro plug thingy so have to turn it off and on myself.

When's best to test for CO2? Obv not when I've just switched it on?

How long should I leave the lights on for and does CO2 stay on for the same length of time?
 

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All the answers are provided in the article I gave the link for.

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You don't need a euro plug thingy.

Cut the cable and get a normal UK plug.

Its the usual earth, live and neutral setup.

Andy
 

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SuperColey1 said:
You don't need a euro plug thingy.

Cut the cable and get a normal UK plug.

Its the usual earth, live and neutral setup.

Andy
Oh right cool, popping to B&Q at lunch then.
 

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