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Old 02-08-2014, 06:56 AM   #1
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Live rock

Can anyone tell me what type of material live rock is ( granite, limestone......)?
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Old 02-08-2014, 07:10 AM   #2
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Live rock isn't a rock or stone at all. It's actually calcium carbonate which is really dead coral skeletons.
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Dolomite

Would this be the same stuff we use to use in the African cichlids tanks that we purchased as dolomite ?
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Nope. Dolomite and live rock are completely different things.

As dodiddly said, live rock is nothing but a growth of coral skeletons. It is used almost exclusively in salt water tanks.

Why do you ask?
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