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Old 11-06-2004, 08:19 PM   #1
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Adding more LR.....

I would like to add more LR to my 72 gal tank, I already have 45 pds and 15 of base rock. My tank has fish and corals but looks kind of empty, how can I do that without affecting the water and stock.

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make sure it is completely cycled before adding it, any ammonia added to a tank with corals in could be lethal. cure it for a couple weeks in a clean rubbermaid or trash can with circulation and heating to avoid any dieoff in the tank.

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It depends where you get it. If you source it out locally, ask the store if it is fullycured and how long they have had it. If you order it on-line, it depends. You will need to re-cure most LR that is shipped. If you order from liverocks.com you can get by without curing it as they suggest. It depends on transport time and packaging.
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