Reef" Live Rock
Every year there
is more and more demand for aquarium live rock. Finally there
is an answer with a zero environmental impact to the worlds reefs!
"Real Reef" Live Rock is the industries answer to our
hobbies increased demand for aquarium rock. "Real Reef"
Live Rock is an artificial man-made live rock alternative. Every
piece is unique, no two alike. With many open holes and crevices
for marine life to hide. Made from the same building blocks as
coral rock using 100% natural ingredients, calcium based the
same natural building block as ocean grown "Live Rock."
It has color added to the rock that looks very similar to saltwater's
coralline algae. Every piece has great porosity, shape, color
and character. "Real Reef" Live Rock easily bonds with
epoxy for building beautiful reef structures. Over time the Real
Reef rock has natural coralline algae coverage just like any
other live rock. The rock is fully cured and totally reef aquarium
safe. "Real Reef" Live Rock is bio-active live rock,
a truely "green product", manufactured in the USA within
a closed system, preventing all the unwanted pests we sometimes
encounter with live rock collected in the ocean. No annoying
hitch hikers to worry about! No more Mantis shrimp, flatworms,
or even unwanted parasitic algaes on your live rock. It's time
as a hobby and industry we start looking into the future and
protect this hobby we all love so much. Aquatic Connection Live
has used this rock at our facility for close to a year now with
absolutely no problem. It has great buffering ability. It holds
both alkalinity and calcium levels. It helps maintain a stable
healthy PH. Whether building an exciting reef tank or the perfect
fish only tank, we highly recommend this rock to all of our customers.
It is the environmentally friendly alternative to live rock taken
from the natural reefs.
"Real Reef" Live Rock is for both the beginner through
the expert aquarist. Easily maintained, "Real Reef"
Live Rock requires moderate lighting and also a moderate level
of water movement. The chemistry required to keep live rock doing
well are the same as any other live rock. The addition of calcium,
strontium, iodine, and trace elements will help grow and maintain
coralline algae growth.
rock is sold in 25 pound boxes. Your "Real Reef" Live
Rock will arrive with sizes between 6 and 16 inches. We recommend
between 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 pounds per gallon for a beautifully aquascaped
The whole "Real Reef" Live Rock Story
In response to the increasing demand and environmental impact
on the Live Rock trade, FHI out of San Diego, Calif. developed
"Real Reef" Live Rock. Real Reef is a trademarked patent
pending American aquacultured bio-active living reef aquarium
rock. Real Reef is a 100% environmentally friendly Live Rock
substitute. It is a clean calcium carbonate rock with great buffering
ability, shape, color and everything else you like in a great
live reef rock. Most Aquarists think it's better than the real
thing! It's time as a hobby and industry we start looking into
the future and protect this hobby we all love so much. Best of
all, there is no curing required, making it easy to use by all
Note: A small amount of rubble
may be present upon receipt of the box as this is normal and
is a result of transportation. The rubble can help to seed new
aquariums, or can be added to the refugium to establish hiding
places for copepods and other micro-fauna.