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Old 10-27-2006, 04:07 PM   #11
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This is what I do when reusing rock:

Soak the rock in a 50/50 bleach and water solution for about 2 days. Drain the soaking container then soak the rock in clean fresh water for 2 days. Drain the container again, rinse the rock in fresh water and soak again it in fresh water again for another 2 days. Then add a 2lb box of baking soda per 15 gallons of water and soak the rock again for 3-4 days. Drain the container then soak again in fresh water for a day then remove the rock and let it sit and dry for 3-4 days (The baking soda soak is to neturalize the acid and low P.H from the bleach).
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Old 04-09-2007, 07:07 AM   #12
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this may be a stupid question, but what kind of bleach is used?
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Old 04-09-2007, 07:09 AM   #13
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Just regular, unscented chlorine bleach.
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Old 04-09-2007, 07:44 AM   #14
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And it works great!
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And it keeps your whites whiter
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thanks a bunch
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It went from this :

http://www.3reef.com/forums/attachments/show-off-your-fish-tanks/6433d1170619449-ottys-265-w-3-sided-view-1-live-rock.jpg
http://www.3reef.com/forums/attachments/show-off-your-fish-tanks/6432d1170619449-ottys-265-w-3-sided-view-3-live-rocks.jpg

To this:

http://www.3reef.com/forums/attachments/show-off-your-fish-tanks/6437d1171163044-ottys-265-w-3-sided-view-clean-rock.jpg

Much better wouldn't you say?????
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You forgot to mention that that red stuff is cyano and not coralline
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You forgot to mention that that red stuff is cyano and not coralline
You are correct! Must be my early 20's haunting me with short term memory loss. Well at least I shouldn't have cataracts when I get older
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