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Old 04-02-2013, 07:54 PM   #1
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to add or not! help!

i got 2 nice pieces straight of the caribsea box at my lfs, i want to know if i should cook it first? or add it striaght to my tank after rinsing it in what?



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Old 04-02-2013, 08:06 PM   #2
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I like to soak my new rock in RO/DI water for 2-3 day some will leach phosphates the only rock you need to cook is live rock as there's a good chance of die off from shipping
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Thanks grizz! Im going to soak it once im done using my unit to fill my tank almost there!!
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2 pieces that size...adding to how much rock?
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About 35-40lbs in a 35 gallon reef. The two peices weigh 8 lbs mr x
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I guess it wouldn't hurt to soak it like Grizz does...just in case.
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I'd take a hacksaw to nice new pieces to make shelves out of them.soak them in rodi water for a few days
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Shelves? What do you mean ?
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:41 PM   #9
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Cut the rocks length wise to make nice shelves for coral rather than just putting them in the tank as they are
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Should i let my rocks dry out after soaking in ro di water before i put them in the tank?
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