Reef Rock and Live Rock Question

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    Biertrinker

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    Has anyone had success using coral skeleton/reef rock as a base then populating it by the addition of live rock? I am trying to cut costs, and I see that I could get a large amount of "reef rock" from Carib Sea for pretty cheap.

    This is the specific rock I am talking about
    Aquarium | Colored Freshwater Gravel | Reef Rock - 50 lbs - CR0013 - ThatPetPlace.com

    I was thinking of using 50 lbs of that rock with 5-10 lbs live rock.

    -Brian
     
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    jermpool NAAO President

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    Seeding base rock with a few pounds of live rock is pretty common practice. It should work just fine.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    I second that.
     
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    Live Rock is created by companies taking limestone out of a quarry dumping it in the ocean waiting and harvesting it after it seeds they cant harvest real live rock so they make there own for sell.
     
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