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Old 01-10-2005, 07:45 PM   #1
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Refugium question

I am reading the advice posts on this site and I wonder...

I am being given an amount of LS from the owner of the tank that I am getting. Would it better to put all of that into something and start a refugium and use play sand to generate LS in the main tank?

In otherwords, would it best to keep the good sand in a safe place away from anything that might be added to a freshly cycled tank that might eat or kill the good stuff in the LS that is being given to me?

Did I just repeat myself there? Nevermind, any help would be... say helpful?


29 gallon bow front - Just plants, currently cycling.


10 Gallon w/ 1 male betta and alge eater (not sure what kind), looking for something to add with the betta.

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Old 01-10-2005, 07:49 PM   #2
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IF you don't have any sand sifters in your tank yet then there's nothing there to eat them. Let them get off to a good start in the main tank and then you can use that sand to see your refugium when you're ready to set it up.
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