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Dried Reef Rock (20kg)

Dried Reef Rock (20kg)

Dried Reef rock is a perfect way to start your aquarium without the risk of introducing those nasties associated with conventional wet rock.

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Our Dried reef rock is available in 10 & 20kg boxes (large quantities available on request) 

Dry vs Wet 

You're setting up a new aquarium and are having the internal argument about what rock to use! 

There is no right or wrong answer to this, it’s down to the individual (although our dried reef rock is not harvested and left to dry, it’s collected from a sustainable source) so dried reef rock is more environmentally friendly! 

It also has the advantage of minimising the risk of introducing those nasty unwanted pests and algae that can easily find their way into your aquarium when using wet live rock. These can be the headache of all headaches when they manifest themselves within an aquarium, which is why many aquarists are now opting for the dried rock approach. 

With the abundance of bacto-boosters available on the market today, your dried rock can be as effective, just as quickly as it’s wet counterpart. 

Even without the use of bacteria boosting your dried rock will be as effective after a 6-8 week curing as live wet rock, we recommend that your rock is cured in heated saltwater with a 100% water change somewhere in the middle. 

We would always advise a thorough soaking of your dried rock (in RODI water) before adding to your aquarium, this would clear any dust that has formed and give chance for any remaining dead organics to detach before adding to your aquarium. 

A mix of different size and shapes of rock will be sent depending on availability.

Please note that the colour of the rock may vary from that displayed.Click here to check out our blog post on how to get the best from you dried reef rock 

Not sure if you should go for dried rock or live rock? Click here! 

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Customer Reviews

Live rock order review – Review by Mark Booth (Posted on 21/03/2018)
Excellent comms,helpful and friendly.very fast delivery and sent me plates and various sizes very pleased will always recommend.
Excellent service – Review by ReefSpartan (Posted on 13/03/2018)
I ordered 40kg of dry reef rock and was really pleased with my purchase, so much so I ordered a further 20kg to make sure I had enough for my new scape. The service was fast, friendly and on time. Well done iquatics.
reef rock – Review by marty (Posted on 11/12/2017)
works out fine,only just set my tank up,might need some more had to drill some pieces to get right shape,but overall im pleased,just the right colour as well, added bacteria todayand my old lights

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