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Old 11-27-2014, 01:15 PM   #21
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Ok so If I were to put Reef Saver dry rock from BRS directly into my tank with my cured live rock would the live rock seed the dry rock and turn it live? And would my clownfish and emerald crab be alright through the process?
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Ok so If I were to put Reef Saver dry rock from BRS directly into my tank with my cured live rock would the live rock seed the dry rock and turn it live? And would my clownfish and emerald crab be alright through the process?
Yes the live rock will seed the dry rock. It may take a couple of months for the rock to completely seed. The clown and the crab most likely will not survive the cycling process. I would put them in a already established tank if you can.

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Yes the live rock will seed the dry rock. It may take a couple of months for the rock to completely seed. The clown and the crab most likely will not survive the cycling process. I would put them in a already established tank if you can.

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The tank is already established. I was wondering if the dry rock would mess or restart that? I don't think so but just want to be sure.
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The tank is already established. I was wondering if the dry rock would mess or restart that? I don't think so but just want to be sure.
What all do you have in the tank? Do you have live sand and any rock in the there now?

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Yep a 1" live sand bed and 10lbs of live rock (which is why I ordered the dry reef saver rock) I also have a Clarkii clown and an emerald crab.
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It shouldn't, but it may. It all depends on what's in that rock. Personally, I would cycle the rock in a separate container, then add it afterwards.
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It shouldn't, but it may. It all depends on what's in that rock. Personally, I would cycle the rock in a separate container, then add it afterwards.

Ok that's what I was wondering - thanks. I wouldn't imagine there would be anything on the rock since it's the Reef Saver Rock from BRS but I'll cycle it in a separate container for precaution!
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