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Old 01-02-2007, 10:34 AM   #11
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If you have an already cycled tank:
Put the rock in a bucket/tub
Add SW heater and ph
Check for ammonia (should show up in about three days)
If no ammonia is present, you could put it straight into your tank.
If ammonia is present, you will need to cure it.
I have 100Lbs of his rock sitting in my garage right now. I am waiting for the last 50Lbs to come in.
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This rock really does not need to be "cured" Roka...It really just needs a good wash to get out trapped organics. I have been using his rock a while.
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This rock really does not need to be "cured" Roka...It really just needs a good wash to get out trapped organics. I have been using his rock a while.
Cool, thanks for the info! I like to be on the safe side. I am still cycling my tank and will just dump my rock from him, in my tank.
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Absolutely better safe. His rock was live at one time and it is so pourus that there is debris inside but if you are still cycling perfect time.

Do you like the rock? It is nice and easy to break little pieces off to fit it if need be.
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nfo on base rock.

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Absolutely better safe. His rock was live at one time and it is so pourus that there is debris inside but if you are still cycling perfect time.

Do you like the rock? It is nice and easy to break little pieces off to fit it if need be.
I love the rock! It is VERY pourus!!! he sent big/medium/small chunks. I will even be able to zip tie a lot of it. I plan on "building" some stuff, like an arch, spires and caves (unfortunately, I don't have much of an artistic side, but I will do my best! LOL!).
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I dont have much of an artistic side either! It usually takes me along time to fit it all in where I feel safe.
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Have you noticed a lot of fishing lines in the rock? The first few chunks I looked at had it......
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Really....Never had that happen, that is really interesting.
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Personally, I don't think it is a big deal I was just curious. It could be, they grabbed the chunks next to eachother and it was near a fisherman's favorite place....LOL!
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Oh sure, the rock use to be live and god knows what goes on for fishing in those parts!
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