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Old 11-28-2012, 02:35 PM   #701
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Is your live rock similar colour to the dry rock? I am about to get a 300L tank and just worried what it looks like with dry and live rock in?
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:19 PM   #702
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Is your live rock similar colour to the dry rock? I am about to get a 300L tank and just worried what it looks like with dry and live rock in?
After 6 months you won't be able to tell the difference.
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Well I just put it into the tank.. can barely see it bc its so cloudy so I'm not too sure how it looks lol I threw a few pieces into my sump to maybe help with filtration.. still baffled with how cloudy this tank gets from kicking up such little amounts of sand.
Did you use pool sand? Aragonite or crushed coral doesn't do that as badly and it has buffering effects. Pool sand doesn't. Pool sand is also full of selenium and fine particulates that you are seeing now. Just my opinion. Not much to be done now except not stir it up.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:52 PM   #704
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Is your live rock similar colour to the dry rock? I am about to get a 300L tank and just worried what it looks like with dry and live rock in?
Mines all dry rock.. 2 different colors
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:53 PM   #705
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Did you use pool sand? Aragonite or crushed coral doesn't do that as badly and it has buffering effects. Pool sand doesn't. Pool sand is also full of selenium and fine particulates that you are seeing now. Just my opinion. Not much to be done now except not stir it up.
Yeah I suppose I'll have to be easy with the sand
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Old 11-28-2012, 04:18 PM   #706
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I like the look so far. Arches /open areas for viewing and fish to duck into
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I like the look so far. Arches /open areas for viewing and fish to duck into
Thank you! Im gonna upload another pic when the water clears up hopefully in a couple hours
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Look forward to the pic!
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:05 PM   #709
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I wouldn't change the new layout. It looks so much better. Huge improvement! Since you have the extra rock you could maybe put some of in front of the tall area on the left. You could lay some rock right on the sand against the high rock wall. That would give you an easy bottom area to grow any lower light corals or even a zoa garden. It may make a nice transition from the sand to the near vertical wall on the left. Like a low shelf before a reef wall. Just a thought since you have all that extra rock. It would be fine in the sump if it doesn't work out in the display tank.
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Well.. with the LR in the tank.. it cleared up rather quickly..i still have little pieces to add so don't mind the gapping holes in some spots. But otherwise, how does it look?

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