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Old 11-20-2009, 12:38 PM   #1
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I have some reef bone/once been live rock that I wanted to use in my tank now, the are in a plastic container now and been there for over a year. I want to add them back to the aquarium and my question is can I just dump them in the aquarium or should i put them in water first?
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Old 11-21-2009, 10:47 PM   #2
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I would rinse them well first and just put them in if they are simply "base rock". Wait until someone more experienced replies, but usually a good rinse is all that is needed. If you are worried about disease, etc then you can bleach them I think and then rinse well and put them in.
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I agree. I'd just rinse copiously.
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i wouldnt bleach them but i would boild them, and yeah you can put them there as long as you rinse it really good
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Old 11-22-2009, 03:23 AM   #5
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Just a strong hose with a nozzle to give them a good rinse is all you need.
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And check the water readings for the ususal suspects (ammonia) after you put'm in anyway.
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+1 you might or you might not see a mini cycle it depends on how much you add
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