BRS-Bulk Reef Supply Eco Dry shelf rock

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  1. Azurel

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    Has anybody bought and used this type of rock? How was the quality of the rock if you did buy some? I am thinking about getting some and just looking for some feedback.
     
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    I just purchased some of their mixed eco rock for $1.87/lb and was blown away! I didn't get any of the shelf rock, but if it's the same quality as the cheaper stuff that I got, it should be awesome. Let me know how the shelf rock is because I'm interested in getting some too!
     
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    That's good to hear....Did you cure it or is it plug and play type of thing? That is one of the things holding me back right now. I need it and need to use it shortly after I get it cause I want to re-aquascape my tank and don't have room or will have the time o let it cure for 3-4 weeks.....
     
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    It does need to be cured... but anytime I've had rock shipped I've always had to cure it due to the large amount of die-off that always happens when shipping rock. I would think that the only way to get cured rock would be to buy it from a LFS. But then you'd be looking at at $5-6+ per pound. At least that's the way it is here. I would think that if you cured it in water from your system, you might have it cured in 2 weeks... with help from a nice skimmer.
     
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    I bought 25 lbs. from them and I was very happy with it.
    I just put it in the sump of my main tank and let it seed with bacteria for about 3 months and used it for the rock in my zoanthid tank.
    No aptasia, no crabs, no majanos,,,, sweet.
     
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    I bought 50lbs of the shelf rock about a year ago and it was fantastic. I also got 50lbs of eco rox. I got a lot of rock for the money. Very light and porous. I wanted to see what the difference was between marco rocks and eco rox too. So I bought 50lbs of the Lace rock from Marc and it was great too. If I did it again though I would order the Eco Rox and shelf rock again.
     
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    I only bought one piece and it's one ugly piece of rock IMO, but was what I expected. Good for encrusting corals and perhaps placing on the sandbed, but I couldn't imagine using much of it for a display.
     
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    What was wrong with it? Was it shelf rock? I don't need that much just enough to finish with what I ready have and my picture I have in my head.....First have to quite buying coral.....ther wise I will never get this done.
     
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    It was a shelf alright, a flat ugly shelf... :tongue: If you want shelf like flat pieces of rock with little to it other than that you'll love it.
     
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    Were you expecting hitchhikers on it? I mean for the price what did you expect? Its a flat piece of rock that is dead.
     
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    this is what mine looks like...

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  12. Mr E Wrasse

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    nice, how many pounds/how much did that cost? if you dont mind :)
     

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