- - live rock
|Mattcot ||12-21-2010 09:41 AM |
maybe a silly question but will live rock stay alive with out light?
|Pasfur ||12-21-2010 10:23 AM |
Yes. There could obviously be some diversity of life that is photosynthetic, but the microfauna and bacteria will not require light, which is the basis of 'live" rock.
|Mattcot ||12-21-2010 01:42 PM |
thanks due to available spaces I had to go with a canister filter. so I will put sum more live rock in there.
or would dry rock mature in there also?
|Pasfur ||12-21-2010 02:10 PM |
If you do not have a protein skimmer, then pack the canister filter with activated carbon. Carbon absorbs organic acids, which is the next best thing to a skimmer removing organic wastes. Just be sure to give the carbon a good rinse under tap water every week and to replace the carbon monthly.
Live rock would be best placed in the tank or a sump.
|Mattcot ||12-21-2010 03:27 PM |
ok thanks for the advise :)
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