Added dry rock to the tank

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Finally added 10lbs more of dry rock been circulating in bucket for 3 days with about 3 changes a day zero dust or foggy water putting the rock in. Think I’m good now and have plenty of caves throughout. If anyone sees this aquascape as a negative please feel free to have some input
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Looks good to me. The only possible negative I can see is that it looks like your rocks are sitting on top of the sand. That can end poorly sometime down the road, as diggers/tunnelers excavate under them. You can easily wake up to a rockslide and perhaps a cracked tank.

Id suggest making sure the bottom rocks are firmly seated on the glass instead. If you are concerned about the bottom glass, use small pieces of eggcrate to support them off the bottom but still under the sand.

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yeah, as long as it's stable (meaning the rock is physically stable) and you can get a vacuum into the cave for cleaning then you I kinda like it.
 
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Yeah I actually mash the rock slowly until it hits the bottom glass just for that reason lol. And I’m also going to get that syphin that has the skinny end to get into the rocks. Thanks guys
 
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just remember that corals grow so you might get blocked depending on the corals you choose.
Now that’s something I always question as I’m completely new to corals I’ve always had fish but finally got a light lol and found this site lol. So care to explain for me
 
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And just now Hooked up my diy sump with a marine pure plate getting some macro tomorrow hopefully or Sunday already have a nice led light to put in there for it and I crushed up a piece of that dry rock and have that circulating and adding that in fuge as well and hopefully hopefully hopefully getting a skimmer if I can find one cheap enough lol to add
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Now that’s something I always question as I’m completely new to corals I’ve always had fish but finally got a light lol and found this site lol. So care to explain for me
Well corals get bigger and eventually could block access to some parts of your cave system to be able to clean the same. And you don't want a time bomb brewing in there.
 
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