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Old 01-05-2014, 05:11 AM   #1
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Live Rock Questions

Hello everyone I'm new to the saltwater family and just had one quick question about live rock! I have a 10 gallon tank set up and I was looking into getting the 8lbs of live rock from petco! Should I get 16lbs or just 8lbs because 8 doesn't look like it fills up the space in the tank very well. I would greatly appreciate who ever responds! Thank you

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Old 01-05-2014, 07:22 AM   #2
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You can use dry base or reef rock to fill out your tank I use a 90% base 10% live ratio when setting up a new tank it saves a lot of $$$

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Old 01-09-2014, 03:12 PM   #3
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1-2 pounds per gallon is recommended. I have 130 pounds of all live rock (no base rock) in my 90 gallon.

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live, live rock, question, questions, rock

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