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Old 06-08-2012, 04:58 PM   #1
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Pros of adding more LR

I have a 55g corner FOWLR but only have 15lbs of LR. It is sitting behind my Insert I got from Instant Reef. The tank has been setup since January and I have not had any issues with any levels. Now my question is, if I decide to add another 10-15lbs of cured LR what would be the plus on this? Would it matter if I added more LR or would it not.
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:07 PM   #2
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Doesn't matter,most people say that the more live rock,the better(I would still precure the rock again just to be on the safe-side)
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:48 PM   #3
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I'd go with dry base rock 1/3 the cost and no problem hitch hikers. In a few of months you wont be able to tell it apart. Rule of thumb is 1-1.5 lbs per gallon.
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Is that ratio for either rock, live or base?
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:07 AM   #5
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Yes just keep in mind with live rock your paying for water weight My rule is 1lb dry = 1.5 live.
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