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    Senior Member geekreef_05's Avatar
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    Room Temp Reef: Cold Water Q's

    Ive had about 10-15 lbs of cured rock sit around in a 10 gallon tank since summer time. Its been there simply because Ive got nowhere else to put it and dont wanna get rid of it. The tank currently runs around 68-70 F without a heater. Eventhough there are no lights on this tank, the ambient lighting in the room seems to be enough for algae to grow. I was wondering if I could acclimate a small clean-up crew to this tank.

    Are there any critters that would be comfortable at this temperature?

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    LNR
    "Mmmm...Skimmate"

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    Senior Member Ricepicker's Avatar
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    turbo snails can be acclimated to that temp prety easily
    some unchins, serpent stars...

    i also recommend perriwinkles from groceries... they're temperate water

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    What i should ask is:
    Would it be less 'comfortable' for the inhabitants if they were to live in this colder climate?
    "Mmmm...Skimmate"

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    yea, they'll die

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    lol.

    Ok, so basically by acclimating them into the colder water Im shortening their life span? If thats the case I'll just toss a heater in there.
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