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  1. nepellew

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    Hi guys just wanted to know what these two rocks are called and would they be good for my tank thanks;)

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    These are dead coral skeletons ... they are nice additions .... just boil them a good few times in R/O water so as to kill of anything that can harmfull to your tank .....
     
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    Can these skeletons add the necessary calcium to your tank? (might be a stupid question).
     
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    It can if it is added to a calcium reactor. The calcium is only released under a low PH of 6.4 or so and our tanks run at a PH of 8.
     
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    So just boil it and it should be fine to put in my tank
     
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    Personally I wouldn't boil them, if they have been laying around just let them soak in RO water for a week and the another in old tank water, perhaps with a small circ pump.

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    The reason why I think they should be boiled is they already dead and if they were lying around as ornaments then they most probably have furniture polish or fragrances all over them..... Unless this not the case and they were your personal living corals and died then had them kept in a nice clean place free of all these then just soak them but if you dont know where thev'e been then rather be safe than sorry ....Posted via Mobile Device
     
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    I would just soak them in a bucket of bleach for an hour or two then rinse off in tap water.
     

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