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Old 03-19-2006, 06:05 PM   #1
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Base rock----->Live rock

how about how long does it take for base rock to become live rock, as far as being beneficial to the system?? TIA!!
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It really depends on the ratio of LR to BR as well as overall water parameters. Cycling BR to colonize bacteria takes a couple of months. It will take a bit longer for your LR to look like LR.
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i have 30lbs base rock mixed with about 70lbs of LR...
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With that ratio it should not be too long at all. Just make sure CA/ALK is where it needs to be and you will notice some pretty rapid coraline growth as well.
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