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Old 12-23-2010, 05:26 PM   #11
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Yea definitely..I should receive it tomorrow according to fedex..
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Old 12-26-2010, 01:32 AM   #12
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save your water fron a waterchange and soak your rock in that for a few days,then check for amonia.
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Old 12-26-2010, 05:47 AM   #13
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Oh yea that's good idea...just received the rock.. the rock is pretty cool looking very porous happy with the quality. Wish I would have done this before my live stock since its probably gonna stress the tank.
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From their FAQ...

"We do not recommend our rock or any other rock right into an established tank without testing first.
However you will find our Key Largo rock 100% free of organics or "pre cured" this makes it safe to tank in an established system without fear of an ammonia spike."
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Thanks cmor I think I will rinse it all well with my pressure washer and place directly inside. I was shopping at the local fish store and started talking to another customer who did the same and just rinsed the rock well from marcorocks and placed it inside his tank and did not affect nothing. So I think I am go that route and hope for best.
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I dont think I would go the pressure washer route esp. if it`s ever had soap in it. Just get a rubbermaid tub and soak it for a day or two and then just scrub it good before adding to the tank. We have an excellent article on curing LR in our article section.
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Old 12-26-2010, 05:05 PM   #17
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Oh that's right the soap.. I got some containers ill just soak it for couple days and test.. might as well do it correct the first time..
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Yep, just saltwater in a clean container. Test the water after 2 days and if there's no issues you can add it to the tank.
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Thanks for let us / me know about the quality of the rock. My 25 lb order should be here this week some time. Since I don't have any live stock I'm debating if I want to spend the time to put it into a separate container first or not. Even if I do put it right into my tank I doubt I'd have much of an ammonia spike anyway... I already have 35 / 40 lbs of live rock in my 55 gallon.
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If you don't have any livestock then just add it to the tank. No harm there.
But you do want to give it a quick shake in a bucket first of tank first to knock off any dust.
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