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Old 07-12-2013, 03:56 PM   #1
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Best place to buy live rock

I just called petco and they sell live rock. They said they sell it in small medium and large sizes. The small is $10.99 and they said that it is less that a pound. Isn't this a rip off?
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1099 sound about right. Is it cured live rock? You can go to bulk reef supply website and buy uncured live rock for much cheaper. You can cure it yourself in a pail w a heater and powerhead for like 6 wks with partial water changes and vacuum the die off out once a wk
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Old 07-12-2013, 04:18 PM   #3
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Please do not buy live rock from petco. Get it from bulkreefsupply or liveaquaria if you want good cured live rock. The Fiji rock is the most sturdy and dense stuff, the reef saver rock is also very good for middle/top rock work.
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1099 sound about right. Is it cured live rock? You can go to bulk reef supply website and buy uncured live rock for much cheaper. You can cure it yourself in a pail w a heater and powerhead for like 6 wks with partial water changes and vacuum the die off out once a wk
10.99 for 1/2 pound
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Old 07-12-2013, 06:47 PM   #5
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Please do not buy live rock from petco. Get it from bulkreefsupply or liveaquaria if you want good cured live rock. The Fiji rock is the most sturdy and dense stuff, the reef saver rock is also very good for middle/top rock work.
I will look into bulk reef supply. And I found a good seller on eBay that sells base rock for $3 per pound which isn't bad to me.
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$4. a pound

I have this in my tanks and it is coming alive

http://www.gulfliverock.com/index.html

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Everything you see on the rocks came on the rocks
I also had tons of hitchhikers that came along , hermits , snails , serpant stars , sponge , tons of good macro algae

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Go with BRS. You can get great prices during a group buy. I will be running one the first week of August.
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Go with BRS. You can get great prices during a group buy. I will be running one the first week of August.
What's a group buy?
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What's a group buy?
You sign up for an account at BRS and PM me your last name and email address you used. You'll get an email that week and get anywhere from 5-20% off items.

Look in the admin and announcements forum for my post on the july 4th buy I just ran.
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You sign up for an account at BRS and PM me your last name and email address you used. You'll get an email that week and get anywhere from 5-20% off items.

Look in the admin and announcements forum for my post on the july 4th buy I just ran.
Sounds pretty good to me! But I have a few questions. I am going on vacation August 1st - 4th so will I still be able to make it?
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