This Recipe works for ANY size tank!
2 pounds of Live Rock per gallon
1 pound of Live Sand per gallon
1 blue leg hermit per 2 gallons
1 Astrea snail per 2 gallons
1 serpent or brittle star per 50 gallons
1 cucumber per 50 gallons
1 peppermint shrimp per 50 gallons
Live Sand is a vital ingredient. It is full of microscopic and megascopic organisms which help with denitrification, disposal of detritus and uneaten food. Live sand must be harvested well offshore in the ocean to be clean of pollutants and silicates. Our Live Sand will be a mixture of sand, shell bits, corallines, bivalves, starfish, snails and many organisms not visible to your eye, but very needed in your tank.
Live Rock is the predominant ingredient. It provides shelter and food for your tank inhabitants. Live Rock harvested from the ocean is full of life and bacteria essential to a saltwater tank. Ocean aquacultured Live Rock will have many animals visible and invisible to your eye. TBS Live Rock has sponges, worms, feather dusters, hard corals, algae, gorgonians, crustaceans, and bivalves living on and in it.
Clean Up Crew is an important ingredient. Blue leg hermits, snails, serpent / brittle starfish, cucumbers, and shrimp will work together to give you a low maintenance tank. These critters are key to a healthy saltwater tank and should be added in the proper amounts to achieve success.