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Old 10-22-2011, 08:45 PM   #1
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Limestone as baserock

My Dad was over to my house today and
mentioned using limestone as baserock. I have never thought of this but it has me interested. Thoughts and advice from the pros?
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Old 10-23-2011, 01:37 AM   #2
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I've heard limestone causes ph issues... may wanna check on it
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Old 10-23-2011, 04:07 AM   #3
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limestone is a calcium carbonate and the PH really has to get below 7 to cause any sort of trouble with the PH
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So u think it would be ok?
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Old 10-23-2011, 11:12 AM   #5
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limestone is fine to use as base rock. it's not as porous as most ocean rock however.
here- this aquarium used 30,000 pounds of it:
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Old 10-23-2011, 11:43 AM   #6
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Great read thanks Mr X
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