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Old 08-19-2009, 11:41 PM   #31
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ahhh...it only takes a second, comes right off. I think weve all missed our mark once with the silicone
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oh jess about the refugium, if I have a mangrove, should I get some mud instead or keep using live sand?
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Old 08-20-2009, 04:17 PM   #32
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wouldnt know never done it,
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wouldnt know never done it,
if I only use marco algae, live sand will be fine, right?
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You dont even need sand for it. Mangroves, ive seen with sand and mud so its your opinion.
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You dont even need sand for it. Mangroves, ive seen with sand and mud so its your opinion.
cool, so I can just put rocks, snails, shrimps, and marco algae in?
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Sure, Unless the sand is over 4" deep, their isnt really a reason to have it. A refugium is a nitrate exporter and a deep sand bed is another way. Just make sure the shrimps dont get out into the return. What kind of shrimps were you thinking of? How many gallons is the refugium?
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Sure, Unless the sand is over 4" deep, their isnt really a reason to have it. A refugium is a nitrate exporter and a deep sand bed is another way. Just make sure the shrimps dont get out into the return. What kind of shrimps were you thinking of? How many gallons is the refugium?
hmmm I don't know how many gal yet, I m still waiting for the silicone to get ready for water.
probably 10gal. but if I need 4" of sand, then there will only be like 5gal left OoO

I am thinking to put couple pep shrimps in, or willing to take any suggestions on wt should I put in my refugium.
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