Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources (
-   Saltwater Aquarium Equipment (
-   -   HELP bubble count co2 system (

mrjsn4u 10-19-2007 03:41 AM

HELP bubble count co2 system
I have a marine tank with a minireef filter system, and a calcium reactor, Redsea CO2 regulator, a JBL solenoid valve, pin valve, check valave and CO2 cylinder.
My CO2 system is JBL PROFLORA CO2.

I set the bubble count around 1 bubble per second to 1 bubble every 1.5 seconds but the bubble release speed always decreases. This happens over time and sometimes the bubbles completely stop and if i dont check that it has been stopped, the entire system will generally die.
Is this normal? How do I get the bubbles to release at a constant speed and not stop?

Thanks for the help.

scottfarcuz 10-21-2007 04:42 PM

Is it possible you have debris in the tubing? The needle valve would be especially sensitive to this.

Also since you are running a PH controller you could turn the bubble count up more to see if a little added pressure helps.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:04 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome