CO2 reactor for small tank

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    Hi,

    I'm considering staring a small planted tank, its approx 40 L. I've still got the inline reactor I used for my +200L tank. Does anyone think there may be a reason I can't use that one for the 40L?

    My concern is that to get enough flow for the reactor to work well will mean too much water movement in the small tank and so I'll be losing CO2 that way... I guess I can test and see, but I thought I'd ask here as well :)

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    FWIW I ended up using a slightly smaller pump and then used some sponge in front of the outlet as a baffle to slow the outlet water down. So far it seems to be working quite well
     
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