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Old 03-06-2011, 05:36 PM   #1
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Ok how many pounds of LR would be good for a 500 gallon?

I just got a call from one of my good friends that got me into this hobby and he is gunna give me his old 500 gallon tank cause he upgraded to a larger one but I only have about 100 pounds of LR in my old tank that I can switch over how much more should I need?
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I always recommend at least one pound per gallon with 1.5 to 2 lbs per gallon as optimal. It does not have to be all live rock. As a matter of fact your 100 lbs is enough to seed it if you wanted to get all BR for the rest of your rock.
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Ok good to kno cause BR is alot cheaper than LR so I might take that route thanks
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