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Surface Agitation: Stir, Churn and Oxygenate Your Aquarium!

Nov 19, 2020· In most cases, the surface agitation caused by aquarium equipment won’t cause any problems. Well, for planted tank owners who are injecting CO 2 into the water, that isn’t necessarily a good thing you want the CO 2 to stay in the water, not leave it.

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Surface Agitation The Planted Tank Forum

Apr 12, 2016· Any kind of surface agitation is going to cause a loss in co2 but you have to find the right amount to keep your co2 up and your oxygen up. So maybe if you have surface agitation turn your co2 up, which would seem to be countering the oxygen,but having one does not get rid of the other (as far as I

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Surface agitation in CO2 injected planted tanks The 2Hr

For many planted tanks, especially smaller ones that are not too tall/narrow, having reasonably good gaseous exchange can simply be done if the flow pattern in the tank exchanged surface layer of water with deeper layers this usually also provides some surface agitation.

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Reducing Surface Agitation The Planted Tank Forum

Jun 03, 2007· If the concern is the amount of agitation caused by the Biowheel on the tank's H2O surface, I don't see that either. If anything, the Biowheel usually causes a "softer" return of H2O to the tank, so the concept of increased agitation of the tank's H2O surface may be more or less a myth.

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Water surface agitation in planted tank. Barr Report

Jan 22, 2015· I want to ask about surface agitation. I have high lighted "test" tank and try to work on good plant grow. My target are hard to care plants. Since 2 months (new setup) I do not have surface agitation to achieve high level of CO2 in the water. I get +- 50mg/l.

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Co2 Surface agitation The Planted Tank Forum

Feb 15, 2016· The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > General Planted Tank Discussion > Co2 Surface agitation Reply. Tweet My question is in this tank the surface barely moves because its a hob aquaclear and it just moves straight forward facing water infront. here are the pics and a video please tell me if this much surface

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Surface agitation in co2 planted tanks. UK Aquatic Plant

Jan 04, 2018· Surface agitation in co2 planted tanks. Thread starter Puntius; Start date 31 Aug 2017; Puntius Member. Joined 13 Sep 2013 Messages 118 Location South Africa. 31 Aug 2017 #1 Good day. As I read previously Surface agitation is needed for little o2 gasious exchange. While running co2 in your tank. There should only be a slight ripple effect on

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Co2, O2, and surface agitation Tropical Fish Keeping

Oct 02, 2015· Some think that C02 is the limiting factor in a low-tech planted tank, and since CO2 escapes through the gas exchange created by surface agitation, this

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Does Surface Agitation Reduce Co2 In A Tank? Aquarium

Dec 07, 2018· Increasing surface agitation allows some advanced planted tank keeps to bump up their CO2 closer to 40 ppm instead of the usual 30 ppm. Yes it does cost a little more CO2, but is important for the health of livestock. This is a fantastic video with more info on gaseous exchange, also a stunning planted tank:

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Surface Agitation Enough to keep CO2 loss low and O2

Jul 31, 2011· General Planted Tank Forums. General Planted Tank Discussion. Surface Agitation Enough to keep CO2 loss low and O2 high. Jump to Latest Follow 1 6 of 6 Posts. A. A643578 · Registered. Joined Jul 25, 2011 · 32 Posts . Discussion Starter • #1 • Jul 31, 2011

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Co2 Surface agitation The Planted Tank Forum

Feb 15, 2016· The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > General Planted Tank Discussion > Co2 Surface agitation Reply. Tweet My question is in this tank the surface barely moves because its a hob aquaclear and it just moves straight forward facing water infront. here are the pics and a video please tell me if this much surface

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The Importance Of Surface Agitation YouTube

Jan 17, 2017· This video will inform you about surface agitation and what it means. I will talk about why it is important and ways you can implement it into your aquarium....

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Co2, O2, and surface agitation Tropical Fish Keeping

Oct 02, 2015· Some think that C02 is the limiting factor in a low-tech planted tank, and since CO2 escapes through the gas exchange created by surface agitation, this should be limited to encourage plant growth.

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Surface agitation in co2 planted tanks. UK Aquatic Plant

Jan 04, 2018· Surface agitation in co2 planted tanks. Thread starter Puntius; Start date 31 Aug 2017; Puntius Member. Joined 13 Sep 2013 Messages 118 Location South Africa. 31 Aug 2017 #1 Good day. As I read previously Surface agitation is needed for little o2 gasious exchange. While running co2 in your tank. There should only be a slight ripple effect on

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Does Surface Agitation Reduce Co2 In A Tank? Aquarium

Dec 07, 2018· Increasing surface agitation allows some advanced planted tank keeps to bump up their CO2 closer to 40 ppm instead of the usual 30 ppm. Yes it does cost a little more CO2, but is important for the health of livestock. This is a fantastic video with more info on gaseous exchange, also a stunning planted tank:

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10 planted tank myths Practical Fishkeeping

6. Planted tanks need minimal surface agitation. This isn’t true. In fact, in some circumstances this can be dangerous. Surface agitation effectively maintains ample oxygen levels in the water. If CO2 injection is employed then gas levels build up more rapidly without any surface movement to

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CO2 and Surface Agitation Plant CO2 Forum 183711

Dec 09, 2014· If you are not injecting CO2 into your tank, then surface agitation can actually can help to get your CO2 levels back up to the average equilibrium with the ambient air around the tank. Meaning that plants consume the CO2, then your air pumps and HOB filter cause the CO2 to be replenished a little quicker from the CO2 in the air around the tank.

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surface agitation UK Aquatic Plant Society

Dec 04, 2010· In other words set up your planted display tank with its own Co2 supply, dont inclued the sump with the Co2. If your tank has a underwater bulkhead then take a feed from this to an external Co2 reactor & return the water back to the tank. But I dont bother with any complicated sytems anymore just one simple circuit with an in line diffuser.

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Aquarium Aeration and Surface Agitation HowStuffWorks

The surface tension of the water must be broken for sufficient gas exchange. Fortunately, creating surface agitation is easily done with aeration, or pumping air into the water so that it forms bubbles. The bubbles rise to the surface and burst, thus breaking the surface tension.

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Oxygen Levels In A Planted Tank Tropical Fish Forums

May 11, 2007· 55 gallon, freshwater, heavily planted, 2 months old, eco gravel, eheim 2217 with j hook for little surface agitation, pressurized CO2, no2 0 no3 0 kh 7 ph in morning is 7.6 ph by night is 6.8 ei fert 3x / week ammonia 0 hard 120 ppm I just had 2 new rose line...

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Too much surface agitation? : PlantedTank

I'd would personally recommend a canister you can adjust the surface agitation relatively easily (just raise or lower the output). As for your issue at hand, unless you're injecting co2 and are going for a high tech system, you probably don't need to worry about agitation that much. Though you might want to consider injecting co2 or using excel if you're using a light that bright. 24/7 is

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Is Surface Agitation Necessary in your Aquarium? YouTube

In this video I discuss gas exchange, surface area, surface agitation, circulation, diffusion, filtration, and more. Having a planted tank makes it easier to...

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