Just got 45lb from liveaquaria.com. It looks like decent rock, not great, but a lot better than what I see at most local stores - for around $3 / lb shipped. Definately not as much coraline coverage you see on good aquacultured rock...but hey, I have no interest in big dense boulders with lots of unwanted critters either (although it is very pretty, esp. lr
.com). Also, the rock did not smell really at all. Perhaps because it was cold out, and the smell will come later, I don't know. I found a 30gal storage tub for $8; it's being cured there. As you might expect, I found no critters at all when I dipped them in hypersaline sw
- oh well, better than lots of bad critters. That is a tall kitchen bag, the largest rocks are around 12" x 8". The first pic is natural light, second is with a flash.