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Old 09-19-2010, 03:56 PM   #1
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Question Dead vs. Live Rock Question

I have a tank already up and going with about 50lbs of live rock (48 gallon sw reef). I have some nice little clown fish and a feather duster in my tank for now. There are colonies of little critters all over my live rock too. Would it be okay to add dead rock to this tank as it had already cycled?
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I would cure it first as it might have some decay inside the dead dry rock. If you dont see any rise in ammonia after a few days then it should be OK.
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it depends on how much you want to add,the dead rock will cause an ammonia spike so I would cure the rock first then add it
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