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Old 05-26-2013, 11:40 PM   #11
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Yea I still have probably two weeks before I can even start putting it together and in about a month I'm gunna gonna a 120watt led light
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:05 AM   #12
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Also..I should have an inch of sand at the bottom and rocks on top of the sand right?
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:30 PM   #13
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Nope, rocks on the bottom of the tank, on the glass, then sand...
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:46 PM   #14
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Nope, rocks on the bottom of the tank, on the glass, then sand...
Ok thanks for the info. I can't wait to start setting it up.
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:10 AM   #15
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Ok so I'm gunna be using a canister filter and I know I shouldn't but I'm using what I got for now and later getting a sump built. But the canister filter uses carbon. Will that work for saltwater? And also there is like little porus rocks I can buy offline for filters. Would those work?
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Old 05-30-2013, 09:22 PM   #16
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I've seen lava rock used before. I've never tried it though.
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I've seen lava rock used before. I've never tried it though.
I meant to say like pumis rock haha but yea idk it's for filters so I'm not sure. Is carbon ok to run in reef tanks though?
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Nope, rocks on the bottom of the tank, on the glass, then sand...
What is the reasoning behind this? I put my rocks on the sand
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If you ever have sand sifting fish or inverts they can burrow under and potentially make rocks unstable, I have heard of rock piles falling because of this with devastating results! Don't underestimate the power of the fishes
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That would not be good.
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