Live Rock

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  1. Zuna

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    Is this good live rock

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    It looks like good rock - where is it from?
     
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    Its fiji and tonga rock a dude from CT is able to get some
     
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    What you paying per kg?
     
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    it a bit exspensive that why i wanted to know if its good rock... the dude want 130 per kg
     
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    About normal from what I've seen and heard this side. Wait for more guys to comment, but from my side it looks good.
     
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    would this be better then KENYAN liverock
     
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    I'm not an expert on which live rock is the best - all I know is SA live rock is illegal and chinese live rock is fake :p
     
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    much much better then kenyan
     
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    awesome i think im going to try and get some then
     
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    LOL yes man get some please
     
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    thats debatable :) ive seen some figian that was very poor quality and ive seen some great kenyan. Indeed ive seen better kenyan LR from a perspective of porosity and size than i have seen branching tongan or figian LR. Granted branching tongan LR and some shapes one gets from fiji are great for bridging and aquascaping, but i wouldnt agree that tongan or fijian are necesarily much better quality. There is also the restriant of cities on LR from those areas where Kenya doesnt have those restrictions, which in turn increases the costs and thus the precieved value more than its actual worth. Its that old thing of paying more for something must mean its better....
     
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    ooh great 1 crispin u right there man
     
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    lol its VERY rare that I am:) :):p
     
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    HAHAAH u Joker:thumbup:
     
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    Zuna - fuji live rock is definitely THE BEST live rock you can get. It is very good for bio-diversity.

    The other, is tonga branch live rock. Also fantastic live rock. But, the tonga branch is more for decoration - to make a marine aquarium "look more real"..... ;)

    At R130 per kg, it is actually quite "cheap" (for real fuji).....
     
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