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Old 06-17-2003, 12:48 AM   #1
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15 gal hi with eclips hood

I am starting a new 15 gal saltwater aquarium. so far i have put sand and the water. I have also put in a dead shrimp to get the water right. i am useing an eclips hood for a 10 gal aquarium on my 15 gal high aquarium. my question is what do i do now?
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Old 06-17-2003, 03:10 AM   #2
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Wait and test for ammonia and nitrite. When both have risen and the fallen back to zero the cycle is complete and you can add a fis, or some LR.
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how much live rock should i use

i have a fifteen gallon aquarium and im not sure how many pounds of rock i should use. what is a good estimate. should i put one pound per gallon, 2 pounds per gallon. i would like to fill most of it up in a slanting motion to the near top.
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Well it depends, I'd start with 1-1.5 lbs per gallon and then if it needs more to be where you want it...add a little at a time.
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