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Old 11-13-2011, 01:11 PM   #1
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Anyone have any thoughts on this stuff? I like the environmental aspect of it, but want to make sure it is good to use.
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Old 11-13-2011, 01:25 PM   #2
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I used it in one of mine, and it colored up nicely and with seeding I got lots of critters as well. I like how it can be molded to form lots of caves, etc.

Just be sure that it has been properly rinsed, so you're not dealing with leaching issues.

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Old 11-13-2011, 01:26 PM   #3
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there is a member that made his own rock for his 320g. there is a link to his videos in the DIY section of the forums. i just haven't seen him on in a while
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It is great rock, but you still need some good live rock to introduce the good stuff so it can spread to the made rock.
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there is a member that made his own rock for his 320g. there is a link to his videos in the DIY section of the forums. i just haven't seen him on in a while

Here is the thread you are thinking of:
320g build/journey/experiment :-)
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Old 11-13-2011, 09:19 PM   #6
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yep thats the build thread i wonder where hes been
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It also took him about 3-4 months total before it had cured properly and he had it in the ocean for a while even. I had the same problem with mine. It is much easier and can be just as cheap to get it off of craigslist or a local forum.
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I purchased mine precured from GARF.
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put in the tank of your toilet so when you flush it it rinses everything out and toilets get alot of action :P
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put in the tank of your toilet so when you flush it it rinses everything out and toilets get alot of action :P
why not the bowl? lol
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