New DIY CO2 Method citric acid

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    I have tested this for about 3 months now.

    You can get up to 1,5 bar in a few minutes, so you can use glass diffusers.
    Just make sure your fittings are firmly in place.

    Kits are available on Ebay for about 22USD

    DIY CO2 system
     
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    very nice thanks for this post Angus, how long did your setup last before a refill is needed?

    does the kit incl the suppliments? and the fittings?
     
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    scrap that i found it on ebay, not 15USD though now selling for 22USD

    anyways where can we get citric acid?
     
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    From any pharmacy or health shop.
     
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    Firstly you need to have good piping. this setup will run through glass diffusers.
    I got a month out of my first brew

    There is also a brew shop in Emmarentia where you can buy it.
    You can also buy it at PnP in the baking section next to the Bicarb
     
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    thanks guys ill be ordering soon , keen to add this on my other tiny setup!
     
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    One other thing , no smelly brew mix to deal with anymore big plus
     
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    Darn it now you just got me interested in DIY again haha!
     
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    ive never done the DIY yet so wouldnt know but this looks so much more pro and easier and better.
     
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    Please can someone post the e bay link to this product. I am very interested in checking it out
     
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    One thing guys, don't try make this yourself.

    You need the quality bottle tops as the pressure is so high.
     
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    Its relatively cheap so worth a try, just ordered mine now :) Thanks for showing us this Algae Wizard

    I will give a review of the product as well when I get it.
     
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    yeah have to agree that this method does look so much better than the yeast that ive read just either is old and dies off or didnt activate blah blah
     
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    The only thing that seriously concerns me is the mixture is so simple so why has no one used it earlier then. I mean this is ten times more simple then yeast
     
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    Will a normal ADA glass diffuser work with this? I want to order one off e bay as well.
     
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    Hey! ADA off ebay? :p

    It will work with normal diffusers because of the high pressure it creates.
     
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    Pm sent Sean :icon_thumright:
     
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    Now this looks interesting
     

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