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Thread: Need help with co2 needing to be readjusting every day, unstable co2 output

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    Need help with co2 needing to be readjusting every day, unstable co2 output

    Hi, I have problem with my co2 output that it seems to drop lower every next day when the co2 start. This happens after I switch back to GLA in-tank atomic diffuser that has not been used for half year.

    Here is the story, I adjust my co2 output to 7bps in the morning, it stays stable till night when co2 is off. But then when the co2 start in the next day, the bps would drop to 2 bps. I need to twist the needle vale left and right everyday in order to make the co2 back to 7bps, note that I did not keep turning the needle vale higher but twisting it left and right.

    I use FE with one stage regulator and solenoid, the working pressure is preset to 45psi and it can not be change.
    I use the GLA in-tank atomic diffuser, it required 30psi to work, I also have co2 pressure tubing.

    I need help to find out where the problem is.
    Regards

    Franco

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    Sounds to me like your needle valve has some trash in it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rbarn View Post
    Sounds to me like your needle valve has some trash in it.
    I agree, or maybe water is getting into the CO2 diffuser and plugging it up overnight, then you need to blast the water out with a firm shot of CO2 to clear it out for the next day.

    Whiskey
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    Do not give your poem, to a man who is not a poet.

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    Many thanks guys, I will first get a new diffuser to see if it is just the diffuser itself or the needle vale.
    Regards

    Franco

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