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Old 09-08-2016, 12:33 PM   #1
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Is it ok to put live rocks in freshwater? I have a saltwater tank but I don't have the money to keep it up.


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Any beneficial bacteria from the SW will not survive the change to FW. Different type bacteria. You will also need to make sure you don't have any hitchikers in the rock.
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You'll start you FW off to a bad start. Just pull the rock leave it out of the tank for a couple of weeks then scrub it down before you put it in a FW tank.


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You can. There will be a HUGE ammonia spike from the rock upon adding it. The rock will also buffer the water to above 8.0 ph.
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