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Old 05-20-2011, 11:03 AM   #1
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base rock?

I have never bought base rock.. 100 pounds later ..im thinking about adding another 25 pounds to my new addition which currenlty hadls 40 pounds of live rock... any thing i should look for...stay away from.. anything i should do before putting it in?
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Look for very porous rock, big solid pieces aren't as effective for your money. Make sure you cure any rock you buy that isn't already.
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Old 05-20-2011, 11:11 AM   #3
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More then likely baserock is dry. If buying them from a Rep. dealer all you need to do is rinse them off before placing them into your tank.
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Old 05-20-2011, 11:12 AM   #4
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Marco Rocks The finest aquarium rock available

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What you should do: order from one of the great sites above, then rinse your rock in any water IMO (tap, fw, RODI, salt) then add to your tank
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Good point about the dry rock, no curing required. Our sponsors on here do have some very nice dry base rock.
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I just got some from reefcleaners and marcorocks, both were wonderful.
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i'm ordering 100 lbs from reefcleaners on monday
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Cure it just like i would my mail order rock? If that's the case still cheaper to live rock sent to the house.
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Nvm didn't get all the posts... okay just rinse and deposit..got it
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Cure it just like i would my mail order rock? If that's the case still cheaper to live rock sent to the house.
It just depends on who you get it from. I added marcosrocks after a quick rinse and no problem at all.

Just curious, how big is your tank? thats a lot of rock
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