Curing LR

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  1. szogun

    szogun Feather Duster

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    Hi My LFS has a nice LR and its cheap I want to buy it
    before its gone can I cure it myself? I have a 50gal container but no skimmer:( I can put a airstone in there although I dont know if its going to be of any help
    what you think?
     
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  3. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Ya sure. Or you could just put a power head in there with a heater. Have the PH air intake hose drawing air and away you go.
    This will also give you a chance to inspect and get ride of any unwanted hich hickers.

    J
     
  4. Phil5613

    Phil5613 Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Only if it's mine LOL. No anway yes you could do it without a skimmer, I don't but you can. Also what does the rock look like and how much are you picking up it may be tank cured already.
     
  5. szogun

    szogun Feather Duster

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    It is a nice it has lots of coraline algea its from hawaii I think. this is from the LFS on 63rd and woodward ave they have lots of it I would say about 400 lb I'm thinking about picking maybe 30lb:)
     
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    Phil5613 Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Thats pet paradise and thier stuff is pretty good but how much a pound?
     
  7. Land_Fish

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    A big power head and water changes.
     
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  9. szogun

    szogun Feather Duster

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    its $4.00 a pound
     
  10. szogun

    szogun Feather Duster

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    Hey Phil I have couple of questions
    My peper shrimp are herassing my ananome they are looking for food walking allover it and stiking their feet inside its mouth I have 3 of them is that to much?
    Another question is about my KH it reeds 7 is it really bad?
     
  11. szogun

    szogun Feather Duster

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    O and one more thing my nitrate is around 5.0-7.0 is that a big issue?
    people say it should read 0 what is your opinion?
     
  12. szogun

    szogun Feather Duster

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    sorry for all these questions but a dont want to loose anything from my tank :)