Live rocks in Frech Water - Need advise - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 07-29-2007, 12:52 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Live rocks in Frech Water - Need advise

I am moving about 100 pounds of older live rock into a fresh water tank. I got them from someone who took down a salt water tank. I need to clean these rocks, obviously...

Can I just bleach them in water with some bleach and then rinse them to death? Anyone think that would be a problem? It is either that or boiling them. Anyone have any suggestions? These are great decorations and I want to use them in a bad way.

Thanks!!!
tennis4you is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 07-29-2007, 01:53 PM
Member
 
Gump's Avatar
 
I wouldn't bleach them because they will soak up the bleach and it could take a while to get rid or it (same with wood). You could boil it all or if you don't have the tank set up yet put the rock in the FW and all the salt bacteria and anything growing on it will die and rot off and do a few water changes and check the levels after a few weeks and you should be good to go.
Gump is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Brown stuff on Live Rocks kimmi.kim Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 15 01-12-2009 01:01 AM
Help setup and live rocks? sydneyfishy Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 2 03-29-2008 10:53 PM
How much live rocks at a time. sydneyfishy Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 1 02-28-2008 04:37 PM
Do live rocks avalanche easily? Altohombre Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 4 01-11-2008 07:29 AM
White gummy webbing stuff on our live rocks! kneesaa Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 1 10-26-2007 04:55 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome