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Old 11-29-2013, 07:33 PM   #1
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If I mix lace rock with live rock....approximately 10 pounds of each how long would it take the bacteria on the live rock to colonize the lace rock? Or will it do it at all?
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Old 11-30-2013, 01:57 AM   #2
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Are you just mixing it together in one tank? If so it doesn't really matter how long it's gonna take to seed the rock; It'll happen eventually. But if you want to seed the lace rock to put in a different tank I would say a month or so.
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Yes. My plan is to seed it for another tank. It costs around 14.00 a pound here so I would like to try and grow my own if possible
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The problem with lace rock is that it won't have the anaerobic pockets for nitrate consuming bacteria to grow. Have you looked at bulk reef supply for some dry rock? That is very reasonably priced.
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I will look for it. Thanks. Did you happen to see my other post on the nano lagoon reef series off you tube? Was wondering how accurate the info on there was
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