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Old 02-28-2012, 11:33 AM   #1
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Rock work question

Has anyone ever left a small amount of rock over the waterline at the top of the tank. Does it matter? Can you leave the rock over water line? I just redid my rock work and once I was all done I noticed the rock is not completely covered by water.

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Old 02-28-2012, 11:33 AM   #2
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Looks nice, it shouldn't matter really.

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Old 02-28-2012, 02:24 PM   #3
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Shouldn't matter at all. Just know that more of that rock will be exposed for a short time when you take the water out for water changes.
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If possible I would keep it under the water. it will build up salt deposits and if a chunk of salt falls in the water it could burn a fish or invert. They cannot handle pure salt, that why we premix our water..... So we know it is completely dissolved.
I know it's a pain to rework rock but if it saves hurting a fish is it not worth it?
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