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Old 04-23-2005, 12:58 PM   #1
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adding base rock..

I just received my hirock.com rock and have rinsed it with the hose and am letting it air dry.. should I wait to put it in or just plunk it in now? I have been cycling for about a week
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Old 04-23-2005, 01:00 PM   #2
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i rinsed mine off and put it right in, its gonna get wet anyway, if you have liverock in already you are gonna want to have the baserock on the bottom.
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I have ls and some lr already in the tank
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put the LR on the base...
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I would put it in now. The sooner its in the tank the sooner it becomes LR.
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Old 04-24-2005, 02:35 AM   #6
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I just rinsed it off with hot water from my tap. I cleaned it out really well. Then tossed it in my tanks. To my suprise another box came 3 days later. They messed up and sent me double. And told me to keep it. Sweet.
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