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Old 07-08-2004, 11:26 AM   #1
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Curing live rock??

I just received my LR and I have a 20 gal setup for curing it. I was wondering about adding substrate. Is this a good idea? I was thinking by adding some live sand, it may keep the ammonia and nitrates lower...im not sure about this, so for now there is no substrate.

Any suggestions for curing my LR are greatly appreciated!!
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If you have not seen this yet please reference our article Curing Live rock? I didnt even know it was sick.

I wouldnt add substrate to the curing vessle.
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Yeah you want the rock to be the only subtrate for bacteria.. otherwise it will colonize the sand.
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IN addition you can syphon off the dieoff that falls to the bottom of the curing vessle.
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