live rock curing time

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live rock curing time

Postby hamish on Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:51 pm

I am loking at buying some more live rock for my aquarium and considered getting dried live rock because I will be able to get more due to it being cheaper, I have heard tell of it being possible to 'seed' dried live rock with my current live rock and I wondered how long it would take for the rock to become 'live' again
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Re: live rock curing time

Postby J-P on Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:53 pm

about 6 months

if you have sufficient beneficial bacteria, just drop them in (pre washed of course) and you should be good to go. It will grow out over time.
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Re: live rock curing time

Postby Pufferpunk on Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:34 am

"Curing" is not what you are doing here. You are seeding the dry rock with life. You might want to read this thread though: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=30697
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