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Old 04-15-2011, 10:41 PM   #11
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If you have LR, the rock can seed the new sand.
Yep, that's the plan
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you posted right before I did

at least we're all on the same page haha
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lol
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I would use as much of the old water as you can (that you can keep unclouded) as long as its not to much work to get it to the new tank. It has no value to the new tank other than all the livestock are acclimated to it, it will make the new home easier for them. If it is a tall tank 40lbs of sand may be enough (dont get live sand). Add your current live rock then get some more over time (base rock from reefcleaners is good stuff, looks good too, plus free shipping if you get 30lbs). Search the bowl trick for adding water and you wont get such a cloudy mess. Good luck and enjoy the extra room.
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so 60 lbs..Ok can you have too much?
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yup its a tall thin 60 g
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Depends on what youre looking for. Some people like a deeper sand bed and use more. Usually a good rule of thumb is 1 lb per gallon. I have been using that rule myself.

Ahh it's a tall 60g? I'd say 60lbs would be a nice deeper bed then. 50lbs might be a better choice. Sorry, didnt know it was a tall lol
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Yea I do 1lb/gallon as well, I would get the fine type (like sugar)
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