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Old 03-26-2008, 12:59 PM   #21
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You could always get her a gift certificate to the LFS or get her a piece of equipment, a net, a mag float, some food.
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Ok I won't get any live animals. But I do have a question, the live rock got here, now someone said it has to be cured. How do I do this?

Oh and if everything goes good she might get out Fri or Sat.
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Good news about your step mom.

The rock should fit in a 5 gallon bucket. Put enough sw mix in the bucket to cover the rock. Read this article on curing LR. The article was meant for a much larger quantity but still applies to your situation.

I agree about not adding any livestock to the tank. But, you want to think about treating her to a refractomer and some calibration fluid.
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Excellent news about your step mom!
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Cmor, that is an excellent idea. Refractometer!!!!
Saltwater Aquarium Salinity & Specific Gravity Testing: Portable Refractometer
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Aquarium Testing Solution: American Marine Inc. 53.0 mS Calibration/Reference Fluid
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Yes, Yes....Refractometer!!!! Perfect Gift!!
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