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Old 05-22-2010, 03:38 PM   #81
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Nice looking rock. How did you cure it?
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Nice looking rock. How did you cure it?
Thanks. I haven't cured it yet... Just did a 2 day rinse to get the slat out. I plan on placing it in the ocean near my house for a month or two.

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Nice. Some nice coral places too.
Ya I have plans for some nice corals... still waiting to find out about some dry rock too... but I may just make some more.
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I'd like to see how that ocean dipped DIY rock turns out!
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Ya but my ocean is cold... so when it comes out I got to dry it then wash it... or just dry it then use to run my cycle...
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Old 05-23-2010, 01:01 AM   #85
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If you use it to cycle your tank fresh from the ocean, you would be amazed at the life it will have.
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Even with a local water temp of 60-70 F? (those are summer temps... winter temps are closer to 40 F)
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OOPS!!! I forgot that you are from that "Other" Country. Way up North!!!
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LOL not that far north... I'm like 3 hours from WA. Ocean temp's here are about the same as WA. But living here costs over twice the price for shipping... so that's why I'm doing DIY rock and more then I had originally planned.
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Yeah, I did my DIY rock over 2 years ago and it was fun, and also makes good sense(cents) pund intended. I came up with the Oyster shell/sand mix and it really makes good rocks with lots of surface for bacteria and you get the shapes that fit your tank.
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My next batch will be cured in the ocean and then I'll see the different sealife on it.
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