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Old 01-16-2004, 05:17 PM   #1
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Live rock?

Does live rock have same benefits if added to sump? I was going to put some more rock in my sump. Will it have the same filtrations benefits there? My sump has no lights.


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i would think so. how fast is the water flow through the sump?
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The nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria would still grow but without the light you wouldn't have any coralline growth, which you wouldn't need in the sump anyways. As long as there is good water flow through the rock it will add to the biofiltration.
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Thanks, There is lots of water flow.


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I would probably just add base rock and let all the good bactteria etc spread to it over time. But that's just my opinion because LR is so expensive and you won't be seeing the beautiful coraline growth anyway.
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i would put algea in the sump with a small light lit 24/7.
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Old 01-19-2004, 08:27 PM   #7
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I already have a Refugium.


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I have a 75, 20, and 15 connected to my 180 all but the 20 full of liverock. works great as a filter
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