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Old 04-27-2004, 02:32 PM   #1
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could i use dead live rock

i used to have a salt tank, and just recently decided to restart a salt tank. its a 125 gal tank, and from my old 50 gal tank i have what used to be live rock its been dead from about a year or two, just sitting in a box. I was wondering if i could reuse that rock for my new tank, could i clean it, or would it screw all the water chemisty up? theres about 50-60lb of it.
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Yes you can use it but it's not live rock any more . But it won't hurt your tank.
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Old 04-27-2004, 03:07 PM   #3
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Yeah, everything on there has been dead long enough that there should be no issues with water chemistry stuff... you could use it for base rock and put new LR on top and it would eventually be seeded and claimed by the expanding life on the new LR

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Yea, I missed that. Welcome to AA.
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thanks guys, so i dont need to clean it at all, i can just through it in?
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I'd rinse it but other than that I don't think you need to "clean it"
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