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One cup of sugar or two?

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I have been doing diy co2 for quite some time using 2 cups of sugar when I ran across an article stating 1 cup of sugar is better, since there is really no need for the extra cup. Does anyone know if this is true? I tried just using 1 cup of sugar the last mixture and it seems to produce just as long, but I am unsure of the consistency of the mixture over time. Thanks.
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It'd probably depend on how much yeast you're using. The yeast uses the sugar to make the co2. I'd go pressurized if you can afford it. 5lb tank filled can run you ~80 and co2 regulator for another $85. Less hassle, lasts longer and barely any fluctuation in co2 which will help with algae.
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