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Old 09-23-2006, 03:33 AM   #1
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Aquacultured LR has lots of 'junk' on it..can I rinse it?

I have some florida LR that has a lot of coralline algae and plants. After about a month, the plants have all, mostly, turned white, and there is a lot of debris on this specific piece. When I do a PWC or stir the water, the junk goes all over.

Can I take out the rock and carefully scrub off the junk? It is suppose to be cured.
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You best bet is to get a syphon hose and syhpon off al of the dead algae and other detrius thats accumulated on/in the rock.
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Oh good idea! I think I will use a smaller hose next time I siphon. I have one and inch wide and i took out about 20 gallons of water in a minute.

What size do you suggest to get all of my junk on my sand but not toomuch water?
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One and a half inches? That's quite large. A 1/2 inch or less would be better.
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One and a half inches? That's quite large.
I agree, did you end up sucking out a lot of sand?
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