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Old 09-27-2013, 12:54 PM   #41
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I can be over careful at times. I had a lot if problems when I first set up my 55. I just like to make sure.
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Old 09-27-2013, 12:54 PM   #42
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my lrs owner told me the same thing, rinse the hell out of the sand, and cover it with new sand like frosting a cake and i didnt believe him until now, he also mention using detoxifier for the water is this needed..?
I did not use any chemicals
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:00 PM   #43
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well thats what i thought, so i think i have it all planned out, ill be picking up the sand this afternoon and starting the move hopefully all goes well.
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:03 PM   #44
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It should. It's normally the huge upgrades that are time consuming. Like going from a 55 to a 150 with a sump. Huge time killer
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:05 PM   #45
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It should. It's normally the huge upgrades that are time consuming. Like going from a 55 to a 150 with a sump. Huge time killer
thanks for the warning, im looking into getting a 155 reef ready bow front lol now i know
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:11 PM   #46
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Yea it'll have 160# of live rock and 250# of live sand I just got last weekend. I'm going to let it cycle for a month just in case of any die off then ill switch the 60# of rock from my 55 along with the live stock
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:12 PM   #47
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Well the sand will be just dry sand. I'll take some sand out of my 55 to help seed it
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:26 PM   #48
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sounds like a plan!
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:27 PM   #49
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Yup. Getting a few new fish for it this weekend. Working on filling up qt right now
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:32 PM   #50
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Yup. Getting a few new fish for it this weekend. Working on filling up qt right now
ahh im so jealous i order a flame angel for my tank with my lrs and they called me that it came in this week on wednesday so now i have to wait about a week to pick her up, it sucks
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