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Old 04-14-2014, 01:08 PM   #111
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Yeah I mean just a small piece covered in coraline will seed the tank.
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Should I just like place the other dry rocks around it and eventually it will spread? & does it need to be cured?
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It depends on where it's coming from but if it is a tiny piece then no. It won't spike anything. You can put it wherever. Just be aware that coraline doesn't grow overnight. It takes a while.
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The 5 lbs of live rock and like 20-25 lbs of dry rock and put it in before my cycle, it won't cause the params to spike when I have livestock in the tank. Right?
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Right as long as the tank is cycled it will be fine. You can add whatever and as much as you want while cycling
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Ok thanks!
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If I put in the 5 lbs. of live rock before i start my cycle and then i do my cycle with the raw shrimp, would the ammonia spike cause the corraline algae to die? & before I put it in the tank should i rinse off the life rock
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