100% dry rock

Discussion in 'Live Rock' started by islefan39, Apr 4, 2013.

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  1. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    Brag, brag, brag ;)

    I like LR as well but just a little is what you need to get some good bacteria and some coralline. Not ALL of us have purple everywhere because of our LR lol
     
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  3. junior279

    junior279 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Dr. tims worked well for me. Check out mrsaltwatertanks video on Dr. tims.
     
  4. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    I'm going 100% Dry rock on my build too. I will probably order some Dr. Tims.
     
  5. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    Oh and check out reef safe mortar to build cool formations.
     
  6. jonnyeatworld

    jonnyeatworld Astrea Snail

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    Ok great, ill check out those videos. Thanks!
     
  7. CaveKitty

    CaveKitty Plankton

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    I did 100% dry rock and then tossed a frozen shimp in there to cycle. I am about 2 weeks into my currently cycle and it should be good to go within the next week.

    I did 100% LR in my last tank and had too many issues (bubble algae, bryopis, flat worms). If I ever did buy LR again it would be this L-REAL-REEF Premium Aquatics - L-REAL-REEF Aquarium Supplies
     
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  9. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    I beleive you will have to add some type of bacteria to the tank. With just dry rock and shrimp it will not work.
     
  10. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Read m2434's post again.It will work just fine.;)
     
  11. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    Huh...missed that post lol
    Guess I learned something new.
    Figured with nothing in the tank but decaying shrimp there would be no bacteria to start the cycle.
     
  12. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Bacteria is everywhere.;D