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Old 12-18-2011, 10:13 PM   #1
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Dumb question about LR...

Hey all. I have some extra LR thats been sitting in a 5gal bucket with water but no heater or circulation. My questkon is, could i put it in another bucket, pour boiling water over it all and put it in my fresh water tank? Thanks all!
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Old 12-18-2011, 10:18 PM   #2
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I think it might change the ph levels due to its composition.
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Old 12-18-2011, 10:20 PM   #3
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Sell it on Craigslist list or to a local reef club member
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Old 12-18-2011, 10:36 PM   #4
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Isnt it bad that its been in a bucket with no circulation?
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Old 12-18-2011, 11:39 PM   #5
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It might be dead now. But you can still sell it as base rock. Some cured rock will bring it back to life
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It will alter the pH of your freshwater tank! Nice for an African Cichlid though! Live rock is mostly made up of coral so it contains calcium carbonate.
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It will alter the pH of your freshwater tank! Nice for an African Cichlid though! Live rock is mostly made up of coral so it contains calcium carbonate.
Thanks for the info!
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