Cleaning diffuser

Discussion in 'Carbon Dioxide (CO2)' started by freded, 23 Jan 2009.

  1. freded

    freded Newly Registered

    7 Jan 2009
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    This week I got two of these glass diffusers, and I'm running both with a nutrafin diy cannister on each at opposite ends of my tank. Unfortunately, I have got some of the DIY yeast mixture in one of the diffusers-bubbles are coming out ok but it doesn't look great. Any idea how to clean out the mixture. I tried washing it last night with little success and even resorted to trying to suck out the mixture-this had some limited success but some of the mixture is still in there.

    BTW, the diffusers are really nice and were delivered very quickly from Hong Kong.
  2. aaronnorth

    aaronnorth Member

    19 Feb 2008
    worksop, nottinghamshire
    have you tried shaking the mixture out? I do that when it gets water inside, apply quite a string force and a firm grip ;)
  3. Themuleous

    Themuleous Member

    6 Jul 2007
    Aston, Oxfordshire
    Yeh hold it upside down and flick it so the thin tube fills with water then shake it hard so it gets forced out the end. Do this a couple of times and it should empty in no time :)


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