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Old 11-22-2011, 08:49 PM   #291
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Or wrap the pieces in soaking wet water.
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Or wrap the pieces in soaking wet water.
Oh, like towels that are soakig wet? Or the newspapers?
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Plain old newspaper will be fine.
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Plain old newspaper will be fine.
Cool is sw or fw? Haha so many questions!
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Ok good! We emailed the lady, and she said "bring a 5g bucket, and ill give you enough water to transport the rock" yay! I guess i dot have to worry about that! Ok, so on the list of things to buy, in order it goes.....

Salt mix and ro water
Live rock! 30lbs
2nd filter, AC 70
Refractometer
More base rock?

Suggestions on the order of purchases?
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I think the list looks good as it is. As long as you have a filter on the tank you can begin cycling.

You can add the base rock as you go, no need to worry about spike or anything with that so I'd make that last.

Do you have your test kit and at least a swing arm for salinity?
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I think the list looks good as it is. As long as you have a filter on the tank you can begin cycling.

You can add the base rock as you go, no need to worry about spike or anything with that so I'd make that last.

Do you have your test kit and at least a swing arm for salinity?
I have a small 10g filter which i will have on right now with the protein skimmer. Think that should hold me over until i can get a better one? I have a test kit for fw, but how do i get a color chart for sw? And no, i dont have a swing arm, problem. I dont want to but the swing arm now, then the refractometer a month down the road, because thatd be a waste. But i guess i do need somthing to measure the salinity with!
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WOW just found this thread...LOL! Can't wait to see how it turns out!

You can order the color charts on Amazon.
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WOW just found this thread...LOL! Can't wait to see how it turns out!

You can order the color charts on Amazon.
Hahah yay! Im glad youll be following along and i will check amazon then! I will probably be buying the filter that R-meter there too
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Indeed, Amazon is a great place.

Also, if you can't find what you're looking for, try eBay. Better yet, fishneedit.com. <----Always have good stuff for low prices.
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