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"Real Reef" Eco Friendly Live Rock - Fully Cured (Calcium carbonate)
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Lighting: Moderate
Waterflow: Medium
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Color Form: Green, Purple, Red
Supplements: Calcium, Strontium, Iodine, Trace Elements
Origin: Aquacultured - USA
Curing Stage: Fully Cured

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Real Reef

We are excited to offer Natural "Real Reef" Eco-friendly live rock which answers the increased demand for live rock with zero coral reef impact. Whether you're establishing a new aquarium, or topping off an existing aquarium with this affordable, beautifully manufactured Natural "Real Reef" live rock, your aquarium will be filled with a diversity of shapes and colors.

This Eco-friendly, man-made, bio-active live rock is manufactured in the USA within a closed system using 100% natural ingredients and is calcium based product which is the same natural building block as wild harvested live rock. Next, the live rock is injected with a water based non-toxic pigment to produce the beautifully shaded purples, pinks and red colorations. The "Real Reef" live rock is then placed in a freshwater curing process for 12 weeks, followed by a 12 – 16 week saltwater grow out period in 10,000 gallon climate controlled raceways. More than 13 proprietary manufacturing steps go into producing our "Real Reef" live rock, prior to shipping the rock to the distributors.

Live Rock is beneficial for both reef aquariums and fish-only tanks. "Real Reef" live rock will provide a solid foundation for coral in the reef aquarium, and a natural aquascape in a fish-only aquarium. "Real Reef" live rock is easy to maintain in the aquarium, and makes an excellent candidate for the beginner to the expert aquarist. This type of rock requires moderate lighting and moderate water movement, along with the addition of calcium, strontium, iodine, and trace elements to encourage and maintain coralline algae growth.

We are offering "Real Reef" live rock fully cured in 25 lb or 50 lb boxes. The average size rock varies between 5 and 16 inches. The recommended weight per gallon is between 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 lbs. This quantity will create a beautiful aquascape, with many open holes and crevices for marine life to hide. For aquascaping, it is acceptable to alter the shapes and sizes of the rock with a hammer and chisel. This will not damage the integrity of this manufactured rock.

Once the manufacturing process is complete, "Real Reef" Eco Friendly live rock is placed in our raceways for a minimum of 30 days so it is fully stabilized and inoculated with beneficial bacteria and micro fauna. This fully cycled live rock is shipped moist to preserve the bacteria and micro fauna and can be placed directly into your aquarium.


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CF - "Real Reef", Eco Friendly Natural Live Rock - Fully Cured - 25 lb.
  SE-77759,  $ 174.99
CF - "Real Reef", Eco Friendly Natural Live Rock - Fully Cured - 50 lb.
  SE-77760,  $ 339.99
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