Making CO2 for the plants

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Big-Ken replied the topic: Making CO2 for the plants

honestly co2 is going to cause you more problems than help, your plants are all low demand plants and you have very few so its not needed. Try limiting your surface agitation that way your not gassing off the co2 that occurs naturally in the tank
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JoseO replied the topic: Making CO2 for the plants

Ok done Ken. I couldn't get the packets which contains the activator and stabilizer. I have got CO2 tablets. The LFS guy said i can use 1 tablet per week.

The plants are doing good and dont see the fish gasping for air or coming up for air hence there is not too much CO2 in the water.
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I don't know what tablets your referring too but i would be very hesitant to throw them into my tank and as i stated above ANY co2 supplement is NOT needed and will cause you more issues than help. You don't have the lights, plant species, or enough plant mass to justify needing co2 and if added it will cause algae
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JoseO replied the topic: Making CO2 for the plants

Ok so i will need more CO2 only if there is more plants and if i improve the lighting.
Hence will wait and see what happens to the plants since the CO2 packets (the stabilizer and activator packets) which come for 40days are over.

The tablets i am referring here was told by my LFS guy when i asked for the packets they said they dont have but have only a CO2 sustained release kind of tablet. It would be the size of Disprin tablets.
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JoseO wrote: Ok so i will need more CO2 only if there is more plants and if i improve the lighting.
Hence will wait and see what happens to the plants since the CO2 packets (the stabilizer and activator packets) which come for 40days are over.

The tablets i am referring here was told by my LFS guy when i asked for the packets they said they dont have but have only a CO2 sustained release kind of tablet. It would be the size of Disprin tablets.


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You don't need any CO2 right now.

I don't understand what you're trying to say - have you stopped using the tablets?
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JoseO replied the topic: Making CO2 for the plants

I never used tablets...........

I used some packets and warm water and from a German Company (the name i will give once i am back home) The name starts with "N"
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JoseO replied the topic: Making CO2 for the plants

OK i got the company name is "Nutrafin" thats what i had used. But unable to get the refill packets. My friend who gave me the HOB had given this too.
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What did you do with the packets??

Are these the packets?
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JoseO replied the topic: Making CO2 for the plants

I am sorry but my office internet doesnt allow me to look at the pic hence once back home i will reply to you.
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JoseO replied the topic: Making CO2 for the plants

@Ken Yeah thats what i had used.
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