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Old 04-15-2012, 04:29 PM   #1
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Tonga live rock

Does anyone know where I can get live tonga branch rock? If not I guess I will settle for base tonga which I think brs sells.

I am trying to make a shelf coming off the large rock on the left side of the tank jetting out about 10 inches.

Thank u in advance.
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:51 PM   #2
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Old 04-15-2012, 09:30 PM   #3
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Caribbean lr might also be of interest to you. It is long and flat. I used mine to make a ton of caves. Great stuff. Check out saltwaterfish.com. have lots of lr.
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Bulk Reef Supply is where I purchased mine.
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Tim : was it base rock our live?
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Old 04-16-2012, 12:35 AM   #6
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Jeez, sorry, I just realized you were looking for live - mine was base rock.

I figure it'll become live as I'm cycling it anyway
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Can you add live rock to an already cycled and established tank? I thought there could be die off and cause a mini cycle?
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It's always a risk, especially with uncured or "semi-cured" rock. So, unless you have a separate place to allow it to cure, I'd add it very slowly. One piece at a time, at least a week between rocks. But I'm overly cautious.
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I was thinking about adding approx 5 lbs. How long do u think it would take to cure?

I have only bought rock already cured from my lfs.
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