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Old 02-25-2011, 11:15 PM   #1
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live rocks and base rocks

I have a 90gallon tank with only 30 lbs of live rocks. Now should I get some dry base rock which is cheap or should I just get live rocks.
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I would go with the base rock to save some money that's better spent on other aspects of the tank. The base rock will be identical in appearance to the live rock within the span of several months anyway.
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yes sir if you order 30lbs or more from reefcleaners.org you can get free shipping and its good looking stuff. I think its like 2.25/lb
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Old 02-26-2011, 06:55 PM   #4
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I bought 40lbs of base rock today and now this is what my tank looks like. I now have 70lbs of rocks in it. I am still trying to figure out how to do some good aqua-scaping.
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Takes some work to get it right, your on the right track though. I think you need about 110-120lbs total to make it look really good. That's just my opinion though. Looking good man
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ya looking at it, my 41g (24"l x18"wx24"h)will need more rock than i first thought.80lbs+ or a bunch of tufa rock... i think tufa weighs less.
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