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Old 12-17-2012, 10:43 PM   #1
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Crushed Coral?

Has anyone placed crushed coral with a sand bed over it? Is there any benefit to doing this way?
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:53 PM   #2
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I wouldn't use crushed coral at all got rid of mine 20 years ago. I think it traps alot of stuff and causes high nitrates.
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Stick with just sand or live sand. You really don't need crushed coral IMO.
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That might be yucky over time. Eventually it would work it's way to the surface and mix in. Never tried that, but I haven't had any issues with crushed coral.
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I ask because I've already got a tank with crushed coral and ill be getting a complete 130 setup the 1st of the year (free, yes all of it free) and ill be putting the 55 into the 130 which has live sand. I was just wondering if there would be a benefit to using the crushed as a substrate
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:45 PM   #6
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Just ditch the crushed coral. It'll end up rising to the top anyway.
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