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Old 12-04-2011, 07:18 PM   #11
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Also only thirty would be cheapest. Honestly I would buy 20 pounds base and only ten live if that is what u meant
I think I'm getting sixteen pounds of live, because I found some on liveaquaria for nanos, and it was sixteen pounds. The rest of thirty can be base then. Does that sound good?
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Old 12-04-2011, 07:20 PM   #12
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I would put an inch and 20 #s makes an inch in my 25
So, say 30 pounds of sand would make about the right depth for sand?
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Craigslist. Its 2 bucks a pound.
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Craigslist. Its 2 bucks a pound.
I haven't seen any live rock in my area on Craigslist. I can double check, but I think I have it settled. And I can kind of go a little bit expensive, because I'm still saving for it. So I can just wait a little longer.
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I put nano rocks in my tank because they come in smaller pieces. I have a hammer and chisel to break up big pieces. I also take base rock into work and use a hammer drill to bore out big holes for caves
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I put nano rocks in my tank because they come in smaller pieces. I have a hammer and chisel to break up big pieces. I also take base rock into work and use a hammer drill to bore out big holes for caves
Okay. My dad is a carpenter. He'd probably have access to tools to be able to make caves. That'd be cool.
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I put only 20lbs of sand in my 29g cube.

I think 50lbs would be too much rock honestly, I would aim for between 35-40. And like said above, get like 25lbs of base rock and the rest in live rock.

ReefCleaners.org | Clean Up Crews and Macro Algae - Home sells base by the lb for like $2.30. They are alos reasonable as far as shipping
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Also u can always add lr later. Buy a piece here and there just make sure its cured or u probably kill ur tank. Check out this link. It has tips on buying and a lot of stuff on lr.

http://saltaquarium.about.com/sitese...ium&TopNode=99
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Also u can always add lr later. Buy a piece here and there just make sure its cured or u probably kill ur tank. Check out this link. It has tips on buying and a lot of stuff on lr.

http://saltaquarium.about.com/sitese...ium&TopNode=99
I want to get it all before any livestock is in the tank, because knowing my luck, I would kill all of my fish.
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