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Old 08-02-2003, 08:25 PM   #1
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How much live rock?

I am currently in the 3rd day of cycling a 30 gallon FOWLR tank (with a shrimp of course ). I have a Marineland 280 outside filter. (280 gallons per hour, with a bio-wheel). How much live rock should I purchase? Thanks in advance.
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If your gonna use the rock as a filter than purchase at least 1lb per gal of tank capacity. Ideally 1.5lbs per gal. So between 30-45lbs.

If your just gonna use the rock as 'decoration' then get as much or little rock as you like.
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