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Old 07-23-2013, 04:22 PM   #1
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Is my live rock/sand died

I am stetting up a 20 gallon reef and I accidentally had my sand and rock in brackish salinity of 1.016 as I said I'm new to reefs so is there a chance they died?
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Should b fine, think only affects live stock. Once the shop gave me ro water instead of saltwater and never tested as trusted as use to test all the time but learnt lesson hard way as all my crabs m, snails and shrimp died but fish were fine and was in tank for about 14 hrs as was after closing time so had to ride it out which ain't nice haha
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Old 07-23-2013, 09:30 PM   #3
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Should b fine, think only affects live stock. Once the shop gave me ro water instead of saltwater and never tested as trusted as use to test all the time but learnt lesson hard way as all my crabs m, snails and shrimp died but fish were fine and was in tank for about 14 hrs as was after closing time so had to ride it out which ain't nice haha
Good, I am cycling so I got nitrifying bacteria hope that helps
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Old 07-23-2013, 09:36 PM   #4
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the beneficial bacteria on live rock can handle salinity from 1.010-1.035 so you should be fine
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