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Old 01-14-2010, 02:46 PM   #1
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What to do for tank breakdown

My husband and I just recently had a baby and no longer have the time or funds to care for our tank... we have had the tank for about 4 years now but dont have any livestock atm. we were thinking of taking the tank down and saving all the live rock and sand for later..

is there any kind of a method we should do to make sure our stuff will still be okay for us to use here in a few years when we have the time for it? or can we just take the live rock out and let it dry? is there any way to save the sand and not let it get stinky ! if you have any info on this plz let us know.

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Old 01-14-2010, 02:50 PM   #2
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Just take it out and let it dry (the LR). Personally I'd ditch the sand but if not. Take it out rinse it very well (over and over again). I'd even run it thru a light bleach mix. Spread it out, let it dry and store.

Once everything is dry store in sealed containers

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