CO2 for multiple tanks? - Equipment - Aquatic Plant Central

Go Back   Aquatic Plant Central > General Interest Forums > Equipment

Equipment Aquarium Equipment - Discuss equipment to help setup your planted aquarium.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-14-2012, 07:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 1
iTrader Ratings: 0
fantasticplanet is a regular member
Default CO2 for multiple tanks?

So, I'm still new to CO2 systems. I purchased this semi-automatic CO2 system from Dr. Foster and Smith ( Am I able to use a single CO2 system for multiple tanks, my 20g and 55 g? If so, how do I do so?
fantasticplanet is offline   Reply With Quote

Advertisement [Remove Advertisement]
Old 01-14-2012, 11:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
Left C's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Burlington, NC
Posts: 2,156
iTrader Ratings: 3
iTrader Positive Rating: 100%
Left C is a regular member
Default Re: CO2 for multiple tanks?

You need a manifold that has two needle valves. Below is a picture of one that you can purchase from GLA. You can mount it 2 different ways and make it work:
  • One way is to remove the stock needle valve and attach this manifold assembly with two needle valves.
  • The other way is to put a tubing connector on the intake of the manifold. Then connect a piece of tubing from the stock needle valve to the tubing fitting that you installed on the intake of the manifold. You open the stock needle valve wide open and do the turning with the manifold's needle valves.
Left C is offline   Reply With Quote

Aquatic Plant Central > General Interest Forums > Equipment > CO2 for multiple tanks?

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:52 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1