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Old 07-14-2006, 12:45 AM   #1
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Live rock ?

Do you think 45lbs of figi live rock is enough for a 38 gallon tank?

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38 X 1.5 = 57

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It can work, depending on your bio load/filter. Xkenneth did give a reasonable response, again, i would think it depends on what you want in your tank, reef or FO....
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45lbs is a great start. If possible try to up the amount to 60-90lbs. It does not need be done all at once. As mentioned, other filtration and bioload will make a difference.
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