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Old 03-18-2014, 08:26 PM   #1
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convert 30 gallon from fw to sw

So, I am going to convert my 30 gallon freshwater aquarium to saltwater aquarium.

Currently I have two filters on it:

One filter is for 55 gallons and another is for 20 gallons. I would think that would be enough filtration?

I was looking on live aquia and I am debating on ordering 25 pounds of refugium rubble live rock (79.99) or 45 pounds of Fiji Foundation rock (79.99)? Which one would be better?

Other than that, I will have sand as the substrate.
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Filtration is fine. The rock will serve as a biological filter. Live Rock Rubble isn't meant to be used as display rock, it is more for sumps or refugiums and things like that. The Fiji rock is what you'll want to go with.
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45 Pounds of Fiji Foundation rock going to be the right amount?

I am going to have to clean the filters. There is green algae on them.
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Yea that's a good amount. Most people aim for 1 to 1 and a half ponds per gallon
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1-2lbs per gallon is the general rule of thumb.
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