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Has anyone had good success with any of these diffusers and if not what do you think is the best type of diffuser and why? I'll be using this with a DIY co2 (yeast). I'm looking to use this in my two gallon and then hopefully use it in my five and ten gallon after experimenting with different recipes n stuff.

a nano diffuser
http://aqmagic.com/store/product_info.php?pName=nano-co2-diffuser&cName=diffuser-pot
(if store links arent allowed i'm sorry)

rhinox diffuser
http://aqmagic.com/store/product_in...0-japanese-co2-diffuser&cName=diffuser-rhinox

Co2 Flippers Ladder diffuser
http://aqmagic.com/store/product_info.php?pName=co2-flippers&cName=diffuser-ladder

please let me know what you use and what you think works. I'd really like a way to be able to count the bubbles but i want it to work too.
 

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I had bad luck with the first one. It never worked well with diy. There was never enough pressure to give more than a few tiny streams of bubbles for only a day or so.
 

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glass diffusers are hard to properly operate with DIY because they require more pressure to put out small bubbles. id probably try using the ladder, i heard that was pretty decent
 

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I have the first one. Works fine with DIY for me.

If you live in the States, know that will take two weeks to arrive
 

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I use the glass ones on my DIY co2 system, works fine but it does take a bit of messing around to get the perfect seal and create the pressure required to go through it.
 

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Why even bother with a diffuser they are one more thing to look at in your tank.

Why don't you just bubble your DIY CO2into the intake of your filter?
 

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cause its a two gallon with a tiny filter and it'd make tons of noise
 

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cause its a two gallon with a tiny filter and it'd make tons of noise
It could, I agree but did you try it? One bubble goes a very long way in a two gallon tank. I use one bubble every 2 seconds in my 52 gal tank. That would mean you could get away with one bubble every 52 seconds. OK your efficiency is not that great but 1 bubble every 5 seconds would be quiet if you could keep the bubbles reasonably small.

My feeling however, is that if you have a power filter and a Do-It-Yourself talent, you could easily make a DIY in-line reactor that would be quiet and close to 100% efficient.
 

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You could use this external diffuser. $8

Attached below is a picture of the diffuser being used inline with filter.

But honestly the glass nano diffusers are not that much of an eye sore
 

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