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Old 08-25-2011, 10:15 AM   #11
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looks great! I like the rockwork, lots of overhangs and places for fishto swim in and out of. Cant see the sides though, do you have enough room to get at the sides to clean them or is the rock too close to the side walls?
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It is close but I have a scraper that will fit there
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Old 08-25-2011, 10:20 AM   #13
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Nice. I didn't plan ahead on some of my earlier tanks and had quite the fit when i couldnt clean it properly. LOL I've since learned that the back glass can never stay clean with all my rock but the sides drive me nuts. The sscraping of the coralline is the worst! You really have to get in there with the razor. Luckily i have just enough room now.
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Yeah I had to stack the rock more them one time to get it so it wasn't touching the sides
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Old 08-25-2011, 10:28 AM   #15
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I have literally restacked my rock hundreds of times. I am never happy it seems. lol

You;ll find the perfect combination.
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Yeah I think I need more there r spots where I can add to it that is already 85 lbs of it
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Old 08-25-2011, 10:44 AM   #17
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make sure you leave some space for corals too! And some nooks and crannies for the fish you buy to hide and play.

there is no "set" rule as to how much live rock so when you think youre tank is good then youre set. There are "recommendations" of 1.5 to 2 lbs per gallon but it's just a guide line in my book, you have enough rock when you think you have enough rock. I stopped at 200lbs or so in my 125 cause thats where Ithink it looks best and is most functional. I could add another 50lbs easy but I think THAT would be too much. I have lots of porous rock too so pods and other creepies have places to live and multiply. Plus i need alot of surface space for my corals too.
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Old 08-25-2011, 10:48 AM   #18
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Nice rockwork!!
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looks good ,,i like it..
+1 on the rock work,,it'll change 10 x
Also ,I think a UV is a waste also...
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I just want the back wall to be covered but I am happy with how it looks what I am thinking is look and only buy flat rocks to put shelves in there
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