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Old 06-01-2020, 06:56 AM   #11 (permalink)
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It takes about 2 hours for a good drop checker to change to the color that tells you how much CO2 you have in the water. I made a few unusual drop checkers that changed color in much less time, but the commercial ones generally take 2 hours.
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2 things -

1) bugpb60 - Please share how you made your 4dKH

2) Hi, Hoppycalif, I've been gone a long time, but wanted to say "Hi" to you and anyone else who might have a vague recollection of me.
I'm running a 60g planted w/ some assorted SA fish and simple plants, CO2 and a pair of Finnex type LED fixtures. The drop checkers you helped me with (speaking of odd ones) so long ago ultimately proved to be way too slow to respond to CO2 changes, so I have a very conventional one now.

Hope all is well with you.

PS - I've got 3 Amano shrimp in a 20g planted hex (no CO2) that are at least 8 years old!!!
They have outlived several finned tankmates. Currently, they share it with 3 pork chops and some MTS.
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