I'm very excited that I have the opportunity to upgrade my aquarium! I currently have a 30 gallon aquarium with two fish, 30lbs sand, 30lbs live rock, and several pieces of coral. All has been functioning very well and has a great system going. I have 2 filters running.
My friend has a 60 gallon system that he has had stored for a little under a year, he gave me everything because he needed space. The system is a 60 gal
tank, canister filter, protein skimmer, and 50lbs of "once was live" rock that is now dried and been sitting out for almost a year.
Does anyone have any advice or past experience in upgrading a tank and curing live rock? What should my plan of action be? I know I need to cure the live rock before anything happens, should I do that separately or just put the new tank together and cycle it all as a new tank for a while and then when it's ready add in the the current tank items or should I use some of the rocks from the current tank to help cycle the new tank?
Thank you for your help!