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    Adding base rock

    I am considering adding more rock to my 65g to boost things higher, since the tank is 24" tall.
    Would I be better off putting in a deeper sand bed (6 inches or so) or buying more rock, live or base to better make use of the top space in the tank. See photo.
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    I'd say add more base/live rock.. I personally don't like the looks of a really DSB. I think you could get away with adding a bit more substrate, but not 6"... Get some more rock, and do some nice aquascaping...

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    I kind of like that idea its a tad easier.
    Pulling everything out and adding sand would be a big pain!
    But, if I removed everything I could drill the tank at that time?
    oh decisions decisions!
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    dooooo itt!!! lol

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    Add about 1-2 more inches of sand and some base rock (nice base rock).
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    Ya I'm thinking a deep sand bed for filtration as well, benthic critters and all that. I guess drilling and a sump might be a best option.
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