Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Bancroft Ontario
sump or canister filter. Hang on the back filters splash and will cause that. That also answers the Q you had in the other thread.
If you go canister filter... take out the media and only put the live rock rubble in there.
As for live rock... you're looking at 1.5 lbs per gallon. It doesn't matter what kind you buy, but that is the guide. The substrate (sand) should be 1" or under. If possible use egg crate (check the lighting section of the hardware store) at the bottom of the tank to even out the weight of the live rock. Cover the egg crate with the sand and add the rock.
Live rock should be already cured. If it is not cured (and much cheaper) then you will have to cycle the tank.
Hope that helps a bit.
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