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Old 09-19-2008, 12:55 PM   #11
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Alright... So basically pre-cured rock shipped is not pre-cured? it's just base rock? So if i get base rock is it the same as Pre-cured rock being shipped? Would I have to cure it before I have to put it in my tank? I under the stand the ammount of LBS... I just don't want to throw it in that i i get this huge Ammonia Spike? Sorry i am just trying to under the whole concept of Pre-Cured and Base Rock.....

Not exactly. Cured/pre-cured means it has life on it/in it. Base rock means that it is completely dead and has been out of the water for some time.
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Old 09-22-2008, 01:21 PM   #12
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Base rock means that it is completely dead and has been out of the water for some time.
Ok.. So can I add the Base Rock right to the tank without curing it or does it have to be cured before has to be put into the tank.....? Just making sure I get this right......
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Tank, put it all (base) in a separate bucket with SW, heater and ph (if you want to be safe) and wait for about 3-4 days and test for ammonia. If there is no ammonia, you can add it to your tank.
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Thanks I might of misunderstood the last time....
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