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Live Rock Hitchhikers.... The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly!
Live rock is basically old pieces of reef that is broken up into aquarium sized pieces and is used for decoration and filtration in reef and saltwater aquariums. Often times the live rock is shipped directly from a collection facility to your local retailer, and then made available to you. This fresh live rock is almost guaranteed to have "hitchhikers" on it, little marine critters living in and on the rock. Some of these hitchhikers are beneficial to your ref, but others can quickly become a nuisance. To help you identify the most common live rock hitchhikers, we have complied...
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How to Cure Live Rock for Live Coral Reef Tank Aquariums
One of the most frequently asked questions by new reef tank aquarium owners is "How Do I Cure Live Rock"? There are two basic methods to accomplishing this, either cure the live rock in or out of your main display tank, and we'll cover both. The Best Method For Curing Live Rock: This is without a doubt the best way to cure your live rock..... (READ MORE)
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