What Is the Best Way

Discussion in 'Live Rock' started by Bryants, Nov 17, 2013.

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  1. Bryants

    Bryants Plankton

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    Hello, just a quick question on what should I do with my live rock as I am getting ready to rework my live rock in my tank, I do have a few hitchhikers that I would like to remove from the live rock, was just wondering the best way to do this as I will be pulling my rock out of the tank. should I just use fresh RO/DI water or should I put them in a real high salinity water, there is also coraline on the rock that i would love to keep in great condition. So could you all point me in the right direction. Thanks for your time
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    What type of hitch hikers specifically? You will damage the coralline by raising the pH or sticking the rock in fresh for any length of time.
     
  4. Bryants

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    bristle worms, quite large, could never get them out with a trap, it hasn't really bothered anything but just getting big and creepy, LOL
     
  5. oldfishkeeper

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    I remember reading something a member posted by mixing up a batch of low salinity RO and then put the live rock in there and many hitchhikers will bail......
     
  6. Bryants

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