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Old 09-15-2011, 06:53 PM   #1
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Live rock curing

Ok for my soon to set up 37g i am adding about 10 lbs of LR and 30 lbs of BR is this a good ratio also about how long should i w8 to add my first 2 blue chromis, also lastly i hear that curing rock gets smelly but my tank is in my bedroom,how smelly will it get cuz i spend most of my time in my room? Thanks ahead of time
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Old 09-15-2011, 07:25 PM   #2
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As far as the curing goes, it all depends on how uncured your rock is. I got some rock in my tank that was entirely uncured, and the smell was putrid. I'm still curing it now, but the smell isn't as bad anymore. It was about a week of rank stench. Kind of like low tide in a busy marina lol

Running carbon while curing helps a bit with the smell. But again, it really all depends on how uncured the rock is.
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Here are a couple of articles you should read that will help you a lot.

Curing live rock? I didn't even know it was sick!

Cycle your salt tank
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