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Thread: Diy C02
10-06-2012, 10:28 PM #1
I plan on putting a DIY C02 setup on my 65g.
I had planned to use a juice bottle and a 2 liter bottle for my reactors, and a water bottle for the third chamber. My question was with the yeast mixture.
I was wondering if 2 cups of water, 2 cups of sugar, and a 1/4 cup of of yeast(Activated). Will this mixture work or should i add another reactor?Coastie-to-be... hopefully.
10-06-2012, 10:43 PM #2
When I used a DIY CO2 reactor, I used a 2 liter pop bottle which I filled 3/4 the way full with warm water, 2cups of sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of yeast. I would add the water and suger and mix it up really well. I would add the yeast last and shake it up a little more
Seamed to work well for me. This would last about 10 days. I had two bottles with a third overflow bottle (pic below)
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10-06-2012, 10:53 PM #3
I'd use a 1/4 tsp of yeast.
I can keep my DIY CO2 going for a month when I mix in a multi-vitamin.
10-06-2012, 11:33 PM #4
Thanks guys. How do you use the multi-vitamin?Coastie-to-be... hopefully.
10-06-2012, 11:40 PM #5
Crush it up into a powder and shake until it all dissolves. I can never really get all of it into solution but its the thought that counts right?
10-07-2012, 12:39 AM #6
hmm I'll have to give it a try. I mixed up my first batch just now and attached the system(I already had it made). How long until i should expect to see bubbles?Coastie-to-be... hopefully.