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My experience changing the live rock in my existing tank


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The almost-live dry rock after 5 weeks:Posted Image
I moved my tank to the floor while I repaint the iron stand and prepare the empty 10 gallon! I will eventually make a scape with the new live rock and move my corals to the new tank.
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I was wondering what the magnets do. It says it cleans the glass but how does it clean the glass when it just sits there in one spot in the tank. Is it benificial having it in the aquarium?

Suntan....I suggest adding Sunscreen to the next water change......


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Hi everyone,

Sorry I've taken such a long time. Planning the big switch has taken a while. I bought a second 10 gallon and painted the back as well as my iron stand. I'm planning to make the new tank a bare-bottom. The sand bed is causing algae issues because it's clogged full of detritus. I painted the bottom the same color as the back. Here are some pics:

My old tank currently on the floor:
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The new scape made with cultured dry rock (sorry for the bad pic.). I transfered the clownfish to maintain a source of ammonia.
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I'm selling the old live rock on Monday for $60. Some of that money will go to a 20k Ushio to replace the 14k.

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I was wondering what the magnets do. It says it cleans the glass but how does it clean the glass when it just sits there in one spot in the tank. Is it benificial having it in the aquarium?

Suntan....I suggest adding Sunscreen to the next water change......


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The transition is finally complete!!! Here are the pics. Let me know what you think. It's been a few days, and the clownfish and corals are looking good.

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I was wondering what the magnets do. It says it cleans the glass but how does it clean the glass when it just sits there in one spot in the tank. Is it benificial having it in the aquarium?

Suntan....I suggest adding Sunscreen to the next water change......


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How much ammonia were u pouring into the tub while cycling? How is it doing now? I read on another thread that u had it up to 15ppm at one point! Lol