Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 09-25-2004, 09:06 PM   #11
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posts: 3,294
Adding LR that is not cured to a tank that has residents can cause a problem... A mini cycle can happen.
Can u get cured LR? I would wait till the sand is done that way you have less stuff in the way when taking out those shells. Or when half done add a few pieces of cured rock to help the bacteria...
so if you can't get cured LR you may want to cure it out of the tank first....
Garbage can PH and heater for a few weeks then add it to the tank after its cures.
__________________

__________________
9/02-125 REEF, 125 lbs LR,LS 4x160 VHO, Reef Devil /Sump, Fuge
7/03-55 FOWLR 60lb LR, 50 lb SD sand 2x40 NO strip light, Reef Devil/sump, Fuge

TANK PICS http://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewtopic.php?t=98202
seaham358 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2004, 05:50 PM   #12
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Stockton Ca
Posts: 232
Quote:
I was wondering how I could avoid a sand storm and get the sand in its proper place
turn off anything that cause water movement"what I did was, placed the unopened bag of LS to the bottom of my tank, then used a knife to cut open the side of the package then slowly released the sand.I had a bit of a sandstorm but it didnt last long. Go Kings!
__________________

__________________
90 gal SW tank / cascade 700 canister fliter / Coralife super skimmer / 3x402 PH / 100lbs LS / 80 lbs LR / 30lbs base rock / 2x65w & 2x96w PC / 2 moonlights
PiscesLou is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
live, live sand, sand, substrate

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Live Rock only or add Live Sand too newfishhobbyist Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 20 05-12-2009 08:50 PM
When should i add live rock and sand. Habitat Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 1 03-26-2004 11:14 PM
when to add live sand ohio reefer Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 2 02-18-2004 10:53 AM
How to add in Live Sand Silvabul Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 01-15-2004 11:23 PM
Live Sand - How Much to add on a new tank? salituro Saltwater Reef Aquaria 8 12-04-2003 04:16 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.