BRS Dry Rock

Discussion in 'Live Rock' started by andywyeth07, Feb 1, 2013.

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  1. cowlr

    cowlr Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    BRS Reef Saver is the only way to go - saving reefs and no leeching or curing
     
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  3. scuzy

    scuzy Flamingo Tongue

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    I like to start with base rock as well that way I can limit the pests coming into my tank. Although I do need to buy some pods to populate it.
     
  4. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    How do you know the pukani leaches phosphates and the reef saver doesnt?
    I have a tank full of pukani and never had problems with phosphates.
     
  5. cowlr

    cowlr Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    I have to agree - pukani definitely leaches phosphate. I have had it in 2 tanks. That is the reason I went with reef saver, which I can say with certainty does NOT leach anything.

    Pukani also has to be cured.
     
  6. Denbf58

    Denbf58 Plankton

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    if you have the time cycle rock brute container with no light just a heater and power head there is a lot of dead matter on it and that is what causes phosphates release
     
  7. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    i didnt say it leaches phosphates. actually i disagree with you.
    i have a tank full of pukani, no phosphate issues ever.
    have you had both? How can you say that one leaches phosphates and one doesnt? have you done a study on this?
    im not buying it.
     
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  9. insanespain

    insanespain Ocellaris Clown

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    I agree with dbo. In order for rock to leech phosphates, it would have to of been exposed to high phosphate levels for a long time in order to absorb them in the first place. Chances are if you had po4 problems, it was due to other issues, and not the pukani.