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Old 07-06-2006, 05:19 PM   #1
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Dead rock - Live rock - Cured rock - Uncured rock

Could someone briefly explain the differences and are some of these the same?
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Hopefully I can get this straight:
Dead rock - base rock that really didn't have anything growing on it, or has been out of water for a while. Generally used in conjunction w/LR.

Live Rock - Rock that has critters and beneficial bacteria growing on it - usually what you see at the LFS already in the tanks with the livestock (if already cured)

Cured Rock - Rock that has been "cycled" - usually what you see at the LFS already in the tanks with the livestock.

Un-Cured Rock - Rock that has not been "cycled", mostly has dead or dying stuff on it.
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Hopefully I can get this straight:
Dead rock - base rock that really didn't have anything growing on it, or has been out of water for a while. Generally used in conjunction w/LR.

Live Rock - Rock that has critters and beneficial bacteria growing on it - usually what you see at the LFS already in the tanks with the livestock (if already cured)

Cured Rock - Rock that has been "cycled" - usually what you see at the LFS already in the tanks with the livestock.

Un-Cured Rock - Rock that has not been "cycled", mostly has dead or dying stuff on it.
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