Cleaning your Professional Atomic CO2 Diffuser

Our professional Atomic CO2 diffusers are designed for supreme diffusion of CO2. Overtime, however, you may realize that it’s time to clean your diffuser to keep it performing optimally. We have put together a few guidelines and tips to help you clean and maintain your diffuser. Please remember to always handle your Atomic CO2 diffuser carefully. Install and remove the tubing carefully. Do not touch the ceramic. Monitor and clean your diffuser regularly. Observe the performance and appearance of your diffuser. The in-tank type CO2 diffuser should be cleaned approximately…

Our PPS-Pro Fertilizer Pack … Just Mix & Dose

It’s ready to go…our new PPS-Pro Fert Pack is everything you need to get started with the Perpetual Preservation System (PPS) method of fertilization. The PPS Pro method is a convenient, low maintenance method of fertilizing your planted tank. Our PPS-Pro Fert Pack includes: Two 500mL Fertilizer Dispensing Bottles Plantex CSM+B (trace elements) Potassium Nitrate KNO3 Mono Potassium Phosphate KH2PO4 Potassium Sulfate K2SO4 Magnesium Sulfate MgSO4 dosing pipette   What you will need to get started… our PPS-Pro fertilizer package distilled or RO water a digital scale   Preparing the…

Understanding Aquarium Fertilizer & Planted Tank Fertilization Methods and Calculators

AQUARIUM FERTILIZATION METHODS Fertilizer Dosing Methods: PPS-Classic and Pro (Perpetual Preservation System) Estimative Index (EI)   Fertilizer Dosing Calculator: Aquarium Nutrient Calculator: Fertilizer Dosing Calculator – Rotala Butterfly Nutrient Calculator   WHEN, WHY, AND HOW TO FERTILIZE YOUR PLANTED TANK When to Fertilize, and Why Fertilize Fertilize planted tanks that implement carbon dioxide (CO2) injection, pressurized or DIY, combined with moderate to high lighting. Macro and micro nutrients are essential to proper plant growth, coloration, and survival. How to Fertilize There are two major Fertilization Methods to follow – PPS (Perpetual…

8 Tips and “Must Knows” for your CO2 Regulator and Cylinder!

Don’t just remove your CO2 regulator when it’s time to refill. Before you remove it from the cylinder, make sure that you relieve the working pressure from the low pressure gauge. This prevents future damage to the low pressure gauge when you re-install the regulator onto the cylinder. Vent your CO2 cylinder for 1 to 2 seconds after you fill or refill it, before installing any components to the cylinder. This removes any debris that may be lodged in the cylinder valve. Preventing debris from entering the solenoid of your CO2 regulator and prolonging the life…