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Old 07-09-2011, 11:56 PM   #71
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Nice! Sorry I musta forgot. lol
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180g Reef - 60g Rimless Reef -90G FOWLR- 125g Malawi Cichlids- 40b REEF- 34g Fresh Planted-working on- 20L FOWLR- working on
I have a mix of many different saltwater fish amongst my tanks, but I love my Tangs most of all.
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I forgot what I had for breakfast...so I know how you feel!
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Old 07-10-2011, 01:20 AM   #73
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I forgot what I just typed....dang it
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How much sand/rock does a 55 require?
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Old 07-10-2011, 01:19 PM   #75
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I'd say at least 55lbs of sand and 75 lbs of rock would be a good start. Rock is supposed to be 1.5 to 2 lbs per gallon.
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It depends on how deep you want it. Some fish like to move a lot of sand. So you need to add as much as you like or as much as it take so your fish doesn't get to the bottom.
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I will only have burrowing inverts eventually, 2" should do it

Also: where should I get egg crate for the rock?
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Egg crates not really necessary, I mean it def is an added bonus but not necessary. Guess you should start pounding down some eggs lol
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Egg crates not really necessary, I mean it def is an added bonus but not necessary. Guess you should start pounding down some eggs lol
Do you just our your rock right on the glass? Or on a thin layer of sand?
I would just be worried about a burrower getting stuck

A good coat of paint and some vinegar scrubbing and this tank will be as good as new!
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I personally lay them on a thin layer of sand, but a lot of people advise against that due to rock-shifting. I don't think its smart to lay rock directly on the glass....not good in my eyes. The tanks were designed and built to hold A LOT of weight, that's why I don't use egg crates
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