will i gain anything from all live rock


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Hey i want to do a 95g tank and i wanted to know if i will gain anything from doing all live rock insted of doing live with some base. Is it gonna make a big difference.

thanks chris
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What big difference? Price?

The only differences will be the capability of your biological filter and appearance. If you used say 60# LR and 60# base rock, you'll only have half the bio-filtration for a few months (until the base rock becomes live). If you keep your bioload low during this period then you should be fine.


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I agree. Basically, I started with all LR because I wanted to be up and running quickly. My second reef started with about 40% LR. The base rock will become colonized fairly quickly. As stated before, just watch the bioload.