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Annoying bubbles

Post by Pleco Fan » Fri Nov 22, 2019 18:59 pm

I have just restarted my Co2 and the drop checker is a nice green colour, it might be just me but the water is saturated with tiny bubbles which I don't think I had previously,
will changing the diffuser make any difference?
This is my diffuser https://www.aquariumgardens.co.uk/aquar ... 2315-p.asp :banghead:

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Re: Annoying bubbles

Post by stuaz » Fri Nov 22, 2019 19:08 pm

Pretty normal with that type of diffuser.

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Re: Annoying bubbles

Post by Pleco Fan » Fri Nov 22, 2019 21:57 pm

stuaz wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 19:08 pm
Pretty normal with that type of diffuser.
So will a different diffuser give less bubbles in the tank?

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Re: Annoying bubbles

Post by stuaz » Sat Nov 23, 2019 19:44 pm

Pleco Fan wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 21:57 pm
stuaz wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 19:08 pm
Pretty normal with that type of diffuser.
So will a different diffuser give less bubbles in the tank?
No a diffuser will always create bubbles in a tank, some crest finer bubbles than others, but still bubbles. It's worth noting a black or dark background will show the bubbles more.

A reactor as a means of co2 injection can be the better option, however they come with there own negatives.

I use inline atomisers, there is still some bubbles but I it doesn't bother me as I find it's the best for co2 distribution.

Just looks at the pro/cons of diffusers vs reactors vs atomisers as all come with positives and negatives.
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Re: Annoying bubbles

Post by fr499y » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:11 am

tbf, the neo ones are probs one of the best in-tank diffusers you can get! The bubbles are seriously fine. The only way you will remove most of them is if you use an inline difuser connected to a canister filter.

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