Adding more live rock an issue?

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    johnnystorm

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    Hi Guys,

    this is my current rock set up,

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    Shot at 2011-10-16

    i feel ui need a little bit more what do you guys think? this has cycled for 3 weeks is it an issue to add more curing rock?
     
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    Nope! If you want to add more, go for it!
     
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    thanks Erin

    I have 2 ocelaris clowns i there now though i dont want to harm them by adding more rock?
     
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    No, they should be fine. Just make sure it's cured rock. If it smells fishy, don't use it. If it smells like the ocean, you're good to go.
     
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    chuck78 The Reefanatic

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    Add on
     
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    If the new rock is fully cured you're fine. Go by smell and measure ammonia everyday after adding it
     
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    Go for it...it'll be better for your tank (more filtration and good bacteria).
     
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    little_fish Moderator

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    You can also add dry rock. It will become live in just a few weeks, its much cheaper and no risk of causing a mini cycle when you add it.

    My favorite place to buy dry rock is: MarcoRocks Aquarium Products
     
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    +1 everyone!!! More rock the better.
     
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