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how much LR do you have in your tank?

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devaji108

So I know this is all over the place ( and depending on rock used )  just wondering what you nano guys have for LR in your systems.

 

I am thinking about 10-13# for a 18.5 gal tank

 

so post you tank size and rock amount plz

 

 

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NSReefer902

8# in a 10 gallon... but I had no idea really what I was doing and My LFS wasn’t very good at helping me...

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devaji108

yeah I have had all kinds of rock over the years each weights different than the other. just thought it would be fun to see what you guys have 😄

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ninjamyst

Figure out the scape you want.  Don't worry about number of lbs per gallon crap.  If you want a minimal scape, use less rock and add in some bio media in the filtration area.

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devaji108
2 minutes ago, ninjamyst said:

Figure out the scape you want.  Don't worry about number of lbs per gallon crap.  If you want a minimal scape, use less rock and add in some bio media in the filtration area.

 

yup that is the plan. I was just curious it's a peninsula tank I have plenty of LR in my 40br sump waiting for the RS750 build that I can take from so I will just grab what i like and figure out a cool scape.

 

 

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xM3THODx
8 hours ago, devaji108 said:

So I know this is all over the place ( and depending on rock used )  just wondering what you nano guys have for LR in your systems.

 

I am thinking about 10-13# for a 18.5 gal tank

 

so post you tank size and rock amount plz

 

 

20gal long,  Here is about 12lbs of real reef rock. With the growth I have now, I wish I had used half the amount for a lower profile rocks cape. 

 

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billygoat

I started out with 10 lbs. of live rock in my 18 gallon aquarium. I've since added a bit more (probably somewhere closer to 12 or 13 lbs. these days) but here's what it looked like in the beginning:

 

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fissues
16 hours ago, ninjamyst said:

Figure out the scape you want.  Don't worry about number of lbs per gallon crap.  If you want a minimal scape, use less rock and add in some bio media in the filtration area.

This.

 

I might have like 15-18 pounds in a 20. If you have a sump or rear chambers look into Marinepure ceramic bio media. I have an 8x8x4 block in my sump and it's even denitrifying for me.

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GetPsyched2124

depends on the type of rock you get and the scape you want. some rocks are more denser and weigh more than other types. I have about 12 pounds of the Marco rocks reef saver dry live rock from BRS in my 20 gallon AIO.

 

it's all in a single island like pillar in the center of the tank with enough of a gap between the false wall and the rocks to observe/clean/hiding for the fish.

 

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Krish87

I have a 16G BioCube, and I have 12.5 lbs of rock.

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