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Old 01-04-2009, 10:52 PM   #1
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I am new to aquariums but have always wanted to have one. I am building a 90 gallon tank that I want to be a reef. I have it running now with RO water, have a 90 litre pail ready to recieve 130 lb's of Fiji rock this week and while I am waiting for the rock to cycle, want to look at ways of building great looking reefs. I have read about nylon rods and bolts but haven't found any examples.
How do others do this, are there any warnings or suggestions?

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Welcome aboard Dave. If I could make a suggestion, Please post your question in the SW forums. More people will see it there and you`ll get better answers.
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Usually you use a hammer drill to make holes in the live rock, slip the nylon bolt through, and screw the nut (heh) on each end. Often-times a fibergrating is used in conjunction. In a 90g I do not see the need unless you have tricky rockwork planned.
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Thanks. I will post some pictures when I start playing with the rock.
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Welcome to AA !!! We have some really great reef-builders you can get ideas from here...be sure to wear some protective gloves...that Live Rock can get pretty ouchy !!! Good Luck..
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