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Old 08-28-2013, 08:12 AM   #81
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Nooooo give me beer! Ahaha. I might go with with no hdpe, I'm gonna paint the bottom black, anyways, it'll eventually get covered in coraline.

I'm gonna have to find a perfect aquascape before I cut the pieces tho.. Gonna be difficult because I love to rearrange my tank ahaha. What do you suggest a cut the rock with? A hack saw?
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Old 08-28-2013, 05:51 PM   #82
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Yes i used a hack with a carbide blade. Some of the more pourous rock cut real easy. And maybe a beer after the tank is up and running lol
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:59 AM   #83
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I used egg crate to line the bottom of my tank to protect it from the rocks. I have read a lot of people do it on here, you can get it in the lighting section at Home Depot for around $12.
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:58 AM   #84
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I don't like the look of egg crate :s
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:10 PM   #85
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Are you going bare bottom? Mine will be completely hidden by my sand.
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:44 PM   #86
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Yes I'm going bare bottom
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:04 PM   #87
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Well then I agree egg crate would not look good.
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:07 PM   #88
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Yeah lol.. I think I'm just going to carefully place the rock. And make a stable aquascape to make sure my glass will be ok
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Old 08-31-2013, 01:49 PM   #89
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Just got my Marco rock!!!!! This rock looks great!
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Old 08-31-2013, 04:33 PM   #90
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Here's the rock after the first cleaning! And the dirty water it created!
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Old 08-31-2013, 07:58 PM   #91
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And that is why i soak mine in RO/DI for 2-3 days
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Old 08-31-2013, 08:28 PM   #92
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I'm not gonna be soaking it, but I did clean it pretty well. I got my aquascape! It's gonna look something like this! oh and I also bought a new heater. This one is 300watts and made of titanium.
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Old 08-31-2013, 08:50 PM   #93
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Nice scape it gives you 3 coves and room to add more if/as needed
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I'm gonna be going sps on this tank. Can't wait!!!
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Old 09-01-2013, 10:47 AM   #95
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Alright so this is my current tank. 38 gallons 2 clowns (paired) 1 lawnmower blenny. 1 taotronic light Corals and a Haitian anemone. I can't wait to upgrade! The tank should be here by Friday! I have a couple of questions, should I seed my new rock with some of the LR In my current tank?
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Old 09-01-2013, 10:50 AM   #96
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More pics!
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Yes if you seed with some of the older rock it will shorten the cycle. Is the new tank going where the old ones is now? Nice corals BTW
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No it's not, it's going in a different room. How much LR should I use?
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I would use all of it .There should be little to no cycle if you did that. Match the temp for the corals and drip the fish and inverts.
Your gonna lose some of the bacti base do to the fact the some is on the sand and glass but it shouldnt matter it will bounce back in hours
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I don't like the shape of my current rock, if I were to break it up with a hammer, would that be okay?
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