Aquascaping with other than LR

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    What artificial reef can I use besides LR (I have plenty) to create many more hiding places, little tunnels, caves, etc. I though of hiding several tubes of PVC under the LR but its hard to hide it and it looks ugly. More LR doesn't help because I have limited space and LR doesn't have lots of big holes and caves to hide in.
     
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    The only other thing I would use,is some dry base rock.It looks natural and will eventually become live rock.
     
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    try changing the rock you have to make little caves
     
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    take your pvc pipes, cover them with aquarium silicone then roll them in agronite sand and crushed coral, let it dry and wah-lah, you have a cave. you can do the same with cement and any type of limestone (could be wrong about the limestone) and eventually it will become "live" as well.
     
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    Sen,

    This company has some cool stuff for you.
    Put this in with your live rock and it will be seeded.

    Check them out...
     
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    sicklids salt water dummy

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    haha!! thats where i got the idea from!
     
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    Good idea.
     
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