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Old 12-04-2011, 06:17 PM   #1
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Where would be the best place to get live rock for an affordable price?
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I haven't seen lr for less than 5 bucks a Pound. I would buy 90% base and 10% live. The cycle may take longer but oh well. U can find sites with 50 pounds base for 100 bucks
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I haven't seen lr for less than 5 bucks a Pound. I would buy 90% base and 10% live. The cycle may take longer but oh well. U can find sites with 50 pounds base for 100 bucks
It's for a 29 gallon biocube, and I was planning on having as little live rock and as much base as was possible, being as it's soooo expensive. How much rock would you suggest for a 29 gallon?
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Atleast 29 pounds but more the better I would put twice that for a strong biological filter. Actually I just read aN article on a 30 gallon tank without any filtration and a ton of lr.
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U know that all the base u pit in there will turn to live. As long as its un there with it
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Yeah, I know it'll all be live rock eventually. So, would fifty pounds of rock with a sand bed be too much? Should I go with 30 lbs of rock, maybe five to ten live?
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Thirty total would be great after the base seeds
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Okay. And how much sand do I need under the rock?
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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
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I would put an inch and 20 #s makes an inch in my 25
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