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Rock and Sand in the Reefers World, A geologists Perspective.

  1. Neil H

    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    brilliant article :)
     
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    awesome article...
     
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    Whoo hoo great read!!! Thanks Neil! Did you write it?
     
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    Great read Neil. I was actually waiting for this article. Will it be published in Jacques Mag???
     
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    Brilliant. Thanks for the effort. Maybe elaborate on the difference between shingle(sea-sand made up of shell fragments) and sea-sand(silica?).
     
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    Great read, thanks Neil :)
     
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    Thanks Neil
     
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    What about tufa (white/greyish) it's very porous. That will become LR once seeded with original LR?
     
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    brilliant read, thanks for taking the time to add so much to this site, its greatly appreciated:)
     
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    Awesome article Neil! Many thanks for this! Brilliant man.

    Neil - could we possibly please have the article for AF as well?
     
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    thanks man cool info
     
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    Thank-you, that was most informative
     
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    Neil H Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Thanks for all the compliments guys, appreciated


    Yes Jaak, I am a geologist/mining engineer in "real" life :lol:


    I will edit this article with updates etc thank you for the query

    as per above, keep the Q's coming and i will reply in depth asap (at the moment there is a mine in Ghana waiting for my attention.... and i am sitting on MASA:thumbup:)

    Jacques, of course yes, let me clean it up with answers to questions posed and when you are ready i can send it on. You may find it strange but i found it particularly difficult to keep it as short as it is now !

    Just adding to the info pool where i can buddy !

    keep the Q 's coming guys !! :thumbup:
     
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    great read dude :)
     
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    Thanks !!! Great read...:thumbup:
     
  18. Neil H

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    pleasure guys
     
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    Wow Niel, great stuff. Thanks for the effort.

    What about home made "Bio Rock" made with cement, arogonite, sand etc. To increase porosity some people mix salt with the cement mix and soak the dried rock in water afterwards so all the salt disolves.
    Another method is mixing plastic shavings with the cement. The theory is that cement will not bind to the plastic which makes the "rock" very pourous. In your opinion would these be of any benfit?
     
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    Very interesting read, thank you for taking the time out to do this Neil :thumbup:
     
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    Very cool article Neil, well done and thanks for sharing [​IMG]
     
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