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How much LR is enough?

Hey all,

I'm starting an agressive FOWLR and need to know how much LR is enough. I'm building a 70 tall and plan to stock it with maybe a few damsels (at least 1), a clown trigger, and from there we shall see. Its not going to be heavily stocked. So, how much LR is needed? I've got a 75g reef that I've had up and running for a few years with only minor hiccups, so I feel I'm ready to take on the new challenge.

Also, where do you shop for LR? I've searched high and low, but maybe I missed a great deal in the middle?
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Re: How much LR is enough?

I usually start at about 1 pound a gallon and then see where that gets me. As a natural product it can be hard to figure out exactly how much is needed.

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