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Old 08-05-2009, 03:42 PM   #11
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well, uncured will likely help the cycle to establish quicker because of the die-off. but neither is really better in the long run.
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If I use uncured rock, should I worry about hitch hikers? Or would the cycling of the tank kill them? Or can cured rock have them, too?
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Old 08-05-2009, 03:47 PM   #13
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Uncured rock won't have hitchhikers.
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Old 08-05-2009, 03:48 PM   #14
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The hitch hikers will be fine during the cycle. Almost all live rock cured, or uncured will have a hitch hiker(s)
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Old 08-05-2009, 03:50 PM   #15
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Uncured rock won't have hitchhikers.
Sorry, all LR will have Hitchhikers to some extent. For some reason cycling does not kill most hitchhikers and not all are bad. I would say most are Okay for the tank.
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Old 08-05-2009, 03:52 PM   #16
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yeah, and whats the fun of having live rock if there isnt any hitchhikers anyways? Oh, and not all hitchhikers are bad.
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Old 08-05-2009, 03:52 PM   #17
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Sorry, all LR will have Hitchhikers to some extent.
Oopsies, ok, my mistake, I didnt think uncured would.
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thats okay, we all make mistakes lolz
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good link! i used that link when i started i think lolz
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