diy liverock

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  1. Nemo84

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    Hey masa
    Has anyone succesfully made there own liverock with white cement,salt and pool filter sand.
    I'm considering going this root as I cannot afford to buy 50kgs of liverock at one go
    So was going to buy 6kgs of lr and let it leech onto the diy lr

    If anyone has got a tank running with the diy LR
    Could you post your pics so I can make my mind up
    Many thanks
     
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    Nemo84

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    Cool thanks a million the fish ! Would rather spend the R5000 on fish and corals
     
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    I would personally not use pool filter sand, rather spend the R600 and buy a big bag of arragonite and also a nice back of that crushed coral...combined woth the porland cement, you will et more than 50KG's for under R1000
     
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    no probs
     
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    Here is another article that I read some time back.
    DIY 9

    Im actually going to make my 1st DIY rocks this weekend.... :eek::tt2:
     
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    Meant to add this link too
     
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    Reasons for not using pool filter sand as its easily available for me than arognite
    Just battling to find white cement in port shepstone
     
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    Yes and as Ive heard you the pro.... you're helping ;) :thumbup:
     
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    count me in
     
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    Cool guys all of you have helped out a lot and have made up my mind.
    Just need to get the moving of house behind me and then next weekend I'll start my rocks
     

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