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    hi all!

    where can one get ceramic like the stuff used in bio-rock?
    @Nemos Janitor would you know?
     
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    Do you want raw material or finished product.

    LOL i am parting with secrets here. ;)
     
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    raw material, looking at trying to make reef plates :)
     
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    You got a kline? or just want a few specials done?
     
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    BTW @ADVdiver will have some ceramic bio-rock at a steel of a price at the expo. You can cut some of that up with a angel grinder or cutoff machine.
     
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    link broke
     
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    Yes i have a back yard full of that. Make me an offer on the lot. :lol:
     
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    we can chat at the expo
     
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    Great. Doing business at AquariumExpo2012
     
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    sorry guys...dont mean to hijack the thread - but what is the diff bewteen this sort of rock vs the std base rock that we get at lfs???
     
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    The term "Base Rock" is generalised for rock that is not "Live Rock"

    Ceramic rock is relatively inherit when compared to other rock. Home made rock is normally made of white cement and a calcium carbonate based substrate either aragonite or dolomite. Ceramic rock, because it is fired in a kiln, does not affect the KH and water parmeters like the home made rock does.
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    and eventually it become a good LR substitute, it hosts bacteria and gets critter life, but takes a little longer
    one bonus is that there are no surprises/hitchikers added
     
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    @Nemos Janitor Is that what you made yourself..?.. or what I mentioned to you about the "Stand" at the InterZoo...? Did you make a turn there...just out of interest...:blush:
     
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    @ dallasg

    i also want some...... :whistling:
     
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    no-one know where to get custom ceramics??
     
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