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Old 01-27-2011, 10:00 PM   #1
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Any use the mortar kit from marcorocks.com?

I was looking at buying the 10lb kit to add some more rock to my 125. I tried the DIY with the cement and rock salt and it was just awful. Has anyone used the kit from marcorocks.com? I saw on one forum where someone had used it and it looked impressive. Just trying to get some feedback on it


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Old 01-28-2011, 04:52 PM   #2
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I haven't tried those, but I was recently looking into the cement and rock salt route, can you give me some more details on what exactly went wrong? I've heard about quite a few people that had good experiences with it, but I'm curious to hear more about your negative experience or the downside of going that route.
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it could just have been me doing it wrong but here was my experience. the weight of the concrete would make the rocks flatten out and all i really got was shelves...i followed the diy on this forum to do it and they just looked like crap.

pros: none

cons: they are heavy, 6 weeks minimum to cure...nevermind there are really too many to list...

i am going to order the mortar kit from marcorocks.com and just go after it...apparently this stuff is ready in 24 hours and is very pliable (sp) and from the pics i saw of a guys work it looks very realistic. like i said before maybe it was just me but i would say the hassle and just buy the kit...apparently its the same stuff they use in public aquariums to make their artifical reefs...
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How long does it take that dry rock to become live rock
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