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izzyiracheta 01-08-2012 07:56 PM

rock question if anyone can answer
 
So I currently have 60 lbs of live rock in my 55 and I found some rocks at my friends property that I think would look nice in my tank.....can I use them in my tank even though they are not from the sea originally? ???? And will they eventually turn live after a while????

Reefing Madness 01-08-2012 08:58 PM

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Originally Posted by izzyiracheta (Post 944508)
So I currently have 60 lbs of live rock in my 55 and I found some rocks at my friends property that I think would look nice in my tank.....can I use them in my tank even though they are not from the sea originally? ???? And will they eventually turn live after a while????

I would advise against doing that. You have no idea what is in the rock. If it contains any metals or copper in it, your tank would be doomed.

izzyiracheta 01-08-2012 09:42 PM

ok thanks for the info


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