Yet another dumb question from me... re: Adding Live Sand
65 gallon with 40 lbs live sand, hardly enough, I've seen some tanks with a really deep sand bed and it looks awesome, also, I've read that my long tentacle anemone might just love a deeper sand bed so that it would finally bury it's foot on the sand.
Question #1. Will I have an ammonia spike if i added live sand? I'm thinking of adding another 40 lbs.
Question #2. Live sand bags come in 20 lbs. Can I add half of one bag in 1 week interval? If so, would the bacteria in the remaining live sand kept in the open bag die? I'm thiking yes, but I'd like an opinion anyway.
Question #3. Is there anyway of adding more live sand (or dead sand) wihtout getting an ammonia spike?
PS, I'd like to promise this would be my last dumb question but I'm sure something else will come up along the way.
65 Gal Marine
60lbs of LS
and 100lbs of LR
EHEIM 2215 Canister Filter, AquaC Remora Protein Skimmer w preskim box, 36" PFO Lights with 2x 250W 10K MH
and 2x96W T3 Actinics, JBJ Arctica Chiller 1/10 hp w/ Eheim 1250 Pump, Turbo-Twist 3x UV
Sterilizer 9W, (1) Yellow Tang
(1)Potter's Angel, (2) Skunk Cleaner Shrimps,(1) Eibli's Angel, (26) Turbo Snails,(10) Nassarius Snails, (2) Sand sifting starfish
(1) Regal "hippo" Tang, (20) Hermit Crabs, (1) Coral Beauty, (1) Pygmy Angel, (1) Serpent Star, (1) Brittle Star, Pumping Xenia, Finger Leather, Yellow Polyps, Green Star Polyps, Colt Leather, Mushrooms, (2) Maxijet 600 PH
and (2) Maxijet 1200 PH
Am I Overstocked Yet?