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Old 09-30-2004, 10:01 AM   #1
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Refugium/Sump question: rocks without light?

I was thinking of just putting some rubble rock in my sump to add a little bio filtration. I won't have any lighting for it so I was wondering if it would even do any good without being lit.
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Old 10-01-2004, 08:30 PM   #2
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Go for it. No light is needed for biological filtration.
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Old 10-01-2004, 09:17 PM   #3
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I fecently replaced all of my bio-balls with LR rubble in my sump. It has helped keep my nitrates in check. I have 30 lbs of LR rubble in my sump now. I have a couple pics in my gallery of it if you are interested. I say go for it...Lando
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Thanks for the response. I'll do it.
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Sounds good, but do not replace it all at once. Maybe 25% at a time. Make sure the LR rubble is fully cured before adding it to your sump. Good luck...Lando
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