Joined: May 12, 2009 Posts: 47 Location: Bangalore
Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:49 pm Post subject: Can live rocks survive 30 hrs of transit ?
I am getting 30gs of live rock ..ill be personally going and selecting them ... there is a train journey of around 30 hours involved back home ...i would like to know whether live rocks will survive this long journey ..also any tips to keep them intact ...
Joined: Dec 15, 2006 Posts: 3660 Location: Calcutta
Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:04 pm Post subject: Re: Can live rocks survive 30 hrs of transit ?
Most of the people do get live rocks like that only. There wont be any problem
You just have to cure the LRs for 20-25 days atleats.
Keep in mind while curing them, you must have enough stock of Activated Carbon to use in the tank as filter media to eliminate the stinky smell. While curing they smell like hell that even a dog will run away.
Ask the supplier to wrap each of them in wet cloth > wet paper > fish bags. (LR > wet cloth > wet paper > fish packets).
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