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-   -   seeding live rock (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/beginner-saltwater-aquariums/seeding-live-rock-3514/)

tomgray 02-21-2007 10:21 PM

seeding live rock
 
i have a 120 gallon tank that i am making a fowlr..i am new to saltwater tanks and am just learning through this forum and various websites but i cannot find anything on seeding live rock i have on order 100 lbs of base rock how much live rock would i need to properly seed the base rock and how long could i expect it to take before i can put fish in my new tank?

usmc121581 02-22-2007 10:21 AM

On my 120 reef I used 50% base rock and 50% live rock. It takes awhile for the coralline to seed on the base rock. I have had mine setup for over a year and its finally started to seed the base.


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