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Old 09-18-2005, 09:45 AM   #1
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Marshall rock.

What does everyoen think of marshall rock? I bought about 10 Lbs from a new LFS I visited yesterday, and I like it way better than the Fiji I have.

Is there good places to buy in bulk online? I paid 8.00 a LB , and want to swap out my Fiji eventually with all Marshall.


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Old 09-18-2005, 08:15 PM   #2
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I like the marshall. It's less dense than Fiji so you get more surface area per pound which will require less #'s per gallons than Fiji. IMO the shape of the rock is more attractive also.

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Old 09-18-2005, 10:55 PM   #3
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i have tonga branch and it basically made my tank full with 20 pounds. I like it a lot, although my fiji came covered with feather dusters, but my tonga came with sponges, so the best of both worlds.
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Livestock:2-Ocellaris Clownfish;9-Scarlet Reef Hermit Crabs;1-Regal Tang;Zoanthids, Pineapple Brain coral, Sebae Anemone, Colt Coral, Galaxea
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