Live rock noob Q

Discussion in 'Biological/Natural Filtration and Deep Sand Beds' started by Wetty, 29 Jul 2008.

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    Wetty Rockford Fosgate Fish

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    Another irritating noob Q. :razz:

    When introducing live rock for the first time....what is the process and how do u make sure the rock isn't contaminated from the original source?
     
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    You need to either purchase cured liverock or you have to cure it yourself.

    If it is a new tank, let it cure in the cycling process of your tank.
     
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    How do I know if its cured or not?
     
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    Smell it, if it smells like rotten eggs then it is not cured. Must smell like the sea.
     
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