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From: booth_AT_lvld.hp.com (George Booth)
Subject: Re: CO2 loss from trickle filter?
Date: 20 Mar 1995 16:11:35 GMT
Organization: Hewlett-Packard Co., Loveland, CO
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> I'm planning a 540 liter aquarium (140 gal). I want nice plant growth,
> so I got a strong lamp (used) with 2x150W MH bulbs.
Depending on the physical dimensions of the tank, 3x175W MH bulbs may be
> Now here's the question:
> Will there be a lot of CO2 loss through the trickle filter? Someone suggested
> that the huge water/air contact in the TF will remove the CO2 very quickly
> and make me poor. He said I would need a 1.5 Kg CO2 bottle about every two
> to three weeks.
To Bruce Hallman's plant page.