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  1. DIY Forum
    Hi good morning, i'm getting very excited, as i am setting up my first marine tank, I have got a aqua one 165L (37 gall) .. I have brought 50lb of pukani rock (beautiful rock) I have blasted it with a hose an scrubbed it, put it in a lge dustbin with a bleach solution to get anything else that...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey crew, I picked up some rock that someone had pulled out of their tank a week or so prior to my pickup. I Setup a tank with a heater and power head to cure the rock, and it's been in there for about 3 weeks. I have been topping off, but haven't done any water changes because I thought the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have a question that might be easily answered. I bought dry rock from BRS and i placed it in my tank that i was getting ready to set up. I ran the tank with just the rocks for a few months and took readings every week or so. I experienced an amonia spike and nitrite and nitrate spike ...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    So I have been curing my rock I got from BRS in my new nano tank. I have been taking readings and my tank has also been cycling during this process. (Ammonia spike already and now nitrites and nitrates spiked and are dropping. ) I am going to be moving this tank to its permanent location once...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I bought dry rock from BRS and i have been curing it. I just watn to make sure what i am doing is right. 1. I scrubbed the rock and dunked the rocks in water to get anything loose out of them. 2. placed them in tank with salt water and powerheads and a protein skimmer 3. I have been doing...
  6. DIY Forum
    Hello, I'm buying a bunch of dried live rock today that I am going to start curing. To seed that dried live rock I plan to use about two or three medium and small pieces of live rock from a friends tank. The problem is my friends tank has a slime algae problem. Should I cure this LR separately...
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    grade a donnis reef
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I just ordered 6 pieces for my 30 gallon tank. It may be overkill but I figured, too much was better than not enough. So I know it has to be cured before I can use it. I have tons of questions about this process. Can I use my 5 gallon bucket with saltwater? Do I have to keep it heated and have a...
  9. New Critters10-21-11

    new critters 10-21-11
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    floor
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I'm starting a new aquarium and I want to make it a reef tank. It's 30 gallons, and it has a couple pieces of dry rock that I'm trying to cure. 1. How much rock should I have in the tank? 2. Will adding cured rock facilitate the curing process?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Well, my rocks have been sitting for 2-3 weeks in the spa until I moved them into a 55 gal drum and put a powerhead on them. They have been running for 3 weeks in that, so now its time to put them in my tank. I am currently using just the salt water and not adding sand just yet (Will be using...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so awhile back i have a little 29 that ended up getting some wierd algea and some little polyp things but ckusnierek told me to bleach it as i did as he said like 3 to 1 water and bleach. Wel its been about a year so totally dried i rinsed and dried about 3 times aftrer i first finished the...
  14. Tank Shot

    12 gallon nano
  15. The THINK Tank
    If Pacific Live Rock is really dead rock that must be cured to eliminate the organisms that die in transit and decay, an individual living in Florida starting a new Tenecor 100 gallon 48 x 24 x 24 bowfront acrylic tank with sump/refugium may wish to consider Florida live rock...that is, until he...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Whats the difference between cured and uncured liverock ?
  17. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    So... I'm still in the process of building my tank, it's taking longer then expected with some extra bills popping up. I had a question about curing some rocks. I'm still in the process of building and setting up my sump/refug and plumbing for it, is it necessary for me to get that all set up...
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