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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I ordered dry rock online and it's suppose to be coming in 2 days, I'm wondering if it's too late to add dry rock into my tank? Right now my tank only has sand and some live rock, so i'm wondering if it's too late to add dry rock to my tank so the live rock can seed it. Should I have waited for...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 30 gallon tank and I am going to start cycling an 110 gallon in about a month. If I want to take liverock from the 30gallon to start cycling the 110 tank can I replace the rock with freshly seeded live rock without starting a mini cycle? I plan to seed a few pieces of dry rock in a...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    New to this site and marine tank keeping. I have a 30 gallon tank that was 6 months old. I started with a 3 inch crushed coral bed, not knowing sand would be better in a reef environment. I never had any issues with my tank but wanted sand due to its look, and ability to have sand dwelling...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone I'm new to Reef Keeping. I'm currently putting together my tank and I'm stuck on the choice if I should use dry rock over live rock. My LFS told me that all dry rock will disintegrate. How true is this? But I was looking at the Fiji dry eco rock from BRS (Bulk Reef Supply) and...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, I'm currently setting up a new 75g tank :D and building my own sump/refugium and I have a couple of questions: 1)what do you guys keep in ur sump/refugium? -DSB? Chaeto? DSB? LR? 2) One of the points to having a refugium in the sump is for pods (among other stuff u can put in there)...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all! I am new to salt, and have a question as I contemplate converting my 55 GAL to a FOWLR. Can lava rock be seeded to become live rock? I have a nice chunk in another fresh water tank, and wondered if it would be a safe addition to a marine tank. Thanks for any replies!
  7. General classifieds
    Anybody in the Menomonie Wi area have any live sand they can spare to seed the Base rock in a 10 gallon Nano reef? I would only need about a pound.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I just did a little experiment...and was fairly pleased at the results. Ingredients: 50 lbs of marco rock right out of the box(rinsed well) 5 lbs lbs of well established live rock that happened tio have quite a few aiptasia on it 1/4-1/2 cup straight ammonia(i didnt measure...I just poured a...
  9. TCMAS
    i have a REALLY old piece of rock that i had in a tank i tore down 5 years aog, i saved it cuz of its shape and just came across it. if i put it in my tank now how long would i plausibly have to wait before i can call it "live rock" again? is about 25 lbs and there is 100+ lbs in the tank.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I've got probably about 80-90lbs of base rock in my tank right now. I want to try and seed it with some live rock. How much live rock do you think I'll need? Thanks!! Jay
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