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AquaMaxx Eco-Rock Dry Live Rock

AquaMaxx Eco-Rock Dry Live Rock

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AquaMaxx Eco-Rock Dry Live Rock Information




AquaMaxx Eco-Rock is a 100% natural, eco-friendly live rock alternative that is perfect for all marine fish and reef aquarium systems.

This new base rock from AquaMaxx is professionally cleaned and dried to ensure no pesky hitchhikers, pests or algae are introduced into your saltwater aquarium. AquaMaxx dry rock is not man-made; it is real calcium carbonate limestone-structured aragonite we quarry in Florida, far away from living coral reefs. It is completely reef-safe and will not leach any undesirable contaminants into your delicate saltwater system.

AquaMaxx Eco-Rock does not affect the aquarium nitrogen cycle and may therefore be added to new aquariums and established tanks alike. AquaMaxx dry rock for saltwater aquariums is super porous with plenty of surface area to grow beneficial nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria to act as a biological filter to help maintain pristine water conditions in your tank.

Reef aquarium hobbyists get more bang for their buck with high porous, low density AquaMaxx aquarium rocks. You not only get more volume per pound, but fewer pounds are required to fill your aquarium compared to denser, heavier base rock for sale. AquaMaxx Dry Reef Rock is a tremendous value, especially compared to live rock, since you do not have to pay for extra water weight and expedited shipping.

AquaMaxx environmentally friendly Eco-Rock is harvested on land in Florida and only the best pieces are selected to sell for aquarium use. We handpick a variety of shapes and sizes to make aquascaping your reef tank fun and easy. AquaMaxx rock is full of nooks and crannies that offer great anchoring points for stacking rocks or placing coral frags. Aquarium epoxy molds easily to AquaMaxx aquarium dry rock allowing you to create elaborate pillars, sturdy shelves, interesting overhangs and cool caves.

Using AquaMaxx Eco-Rock guarantees unwanted hitchhikers will not enter your tank, which is commonplace with live rock. Having no detrimental and difficult-to-remove aiptasia and majano anemones, fire worms, flatworms, mantis shrimp and pyramidellid snails in your aquarium is a huge advantage that will save you time, money and stress during the life of your tank.

AquaMaxx Eco-Rock is available in 3 box sizes: 10 lbs, 25 lbs. and 50 lbs. We recommend 1 to 2 lbs. of rock per gallon of aquarium water. 1 pound per gallon for a open-water landscape with more space for your fish to swim. 2 pounds per gallon for a denser landscape so you can create more caves/crevices and more area to place your corals. Please note the photos displayed on our website are merely representative of the rock you will receive so the actual size, shape and appearance will vary with each order.

To seed your aquarium with beneficial bacteria, just place a separate piece of quality live rock in your tank along with AquaMaxx Dry Reef Rock or use a bacterial supplement to kickstart the cycling process. Soon your dry rock will be alive and beautiful!

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • 100% natural calcium carbonate limestone-structured aragonite dry rock
  • Safe for all marine fish and reef aquarium systems
  • Guaranteed not to introduce undesirable hitchhikers, like algae and aiptasia
  • Will not leach undesirable contaminants or affect the aquarium nitrogen cycle
  • Harvested on land in a Florida rock quarry so no damage comes to natural coral reefs
  • Less expensive and more environmentally friendly than live rock
  • You get more volume per pound than live rock so less is required to aquascape your aquarium
  • Natural pores aid in biological filtration, water circulation and provide hiding places for fish and invertebrate
  • Easily stackable to create one-of-a-kind aquascapes that feature pillars, shelves, overhangs and caves
  • The nooks and crannies in each rock make it easy to mount your favorite coral frags
  • Available in 3 box sizes: 10 lbs, 25 lbs. and 50 lbs.



Manufacturer Info

AquaMaxx
AquaMaxx is a Southern California-based aquarium supply company that entered the market in mid-2008 with a line of affordable metal halide bulbs. The brand quickly gained recognition as word spread about the high quality and low cost of their lamps. In 2009, AquaMaxx released a line of aquarium filter socks and, in early 2010, unveiled an assortment of high-performance protein skimmer accessories and upgrades.

Warranty

AquaMaxx Limited Manufacturer Warranty
AquaMaxx will warrant all AquaMaxx products to be free from manufacturing defects for one year from the original purchase date when purchased through an authorized AquaMaxx retailer. This warranty does not cover any damages caused by misuse, neglect, alterations or improper handling/transport/maintenance/installation. AquaMaxx does not cover personal injury, personal loss, or other damages associated with the use of these products.



AquaMaxx Eco-Rock Dry Live Rock Reviews



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Awesome!!!

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Posted: 6/25/2015 from La Center, WA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Just received and unpacked my 25lb box of AquaMaxx Eco-Rock. My first impression was that this has to be more then 25lbs because as I unpacked it, it just seemed to keep coming out of the box. I was giddy! I received what I think to be five large pieces (no rubble) with one of the five being really large. I would say that the largest of the five is 13" tall by 10" wide. All of the others are roughly 10" to 11" wide by 7" to 9" tall. However you want to look at... They interlock great. I can see lots of design possibilities. Can't wait to get these in my tank.


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Nice big chunks of rock

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Posted: 6/11/2015 from NY
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: This rock looks great in my reef tank. Got one big football sized piece and several smaller pieces maybe the size of two softballs. Easy to scape and glue. Lots of hiding spots for the critters. When my royal gramma was first introduced to the tank it didn't hide in a cave I made, it hid in a hole in the rock. Each piece had a unique shape so it was easy to create tunnels which the rest of the crew enjoys.


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Posted: 2/10/2015 from BROOKLYN, NY UNITED STATES
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Experience Level: Intermediate


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These Rock!

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Posted: 2/9/2015 from BETHLEHEM, PA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: The Aqua Maxx Eco-Rock is exactly as advertised. It was carefully packaged and shipped, it arrived in near perfect condition. I look forward to finishing my aquascaping with these beauties!


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Rocks that Rock!

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Posted: 2/3/2015 from LOS ANGELES, CA UNITED STATES
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Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I ordered 60 lbs, which came boxed and wrapped in bubble wrap and packing peanuts. I was given rocks of different sizes, very large, large, medium, small, and tiny. Having rocks of various sizes made the job of constructing the faux reef very easy. The rock is nicely porous and bright white. After four days, red algae is growing on the rock. I can't wait until I'm done cycling my marine aquarium. Great purchase.


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stuff is awesome

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Posted: 1/24/2015 from FORT THOMAS, KY UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I will always buy dry rock. It's simple, easy to clean and work with plus no pests. I seeded my dry rock with a 2 lbs piece of live rock from a very reputable source.


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Nice stuff!

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Posted: 1/19/2015 from JACKSON, NJ UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: After reading many reviews and the need for more rock in my reef, I ordered a 25lb box of this rock. It bears repeating, this stuff in nice! Very large porous hunks. Three to be exact. Packaging was bordering on ocd. Bubble wrap and pellets. Nothing broke. Very little dust and break off. I'll be cooking these up shortly and reaquascaping my tank. I considered adding one piece at a time with a quick rinse too, just not sure of the implications...better be safe than sorry. Buy it, you'll be impressed!


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Easy peasy

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Posted: 1/19/2015 from LARGO, FL UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: I was surprised at how one can stack the rock and have it keep in place. I also liked the fact that it was very clean and did not cause any "fogging" of the water. I plan of having seahorses in the tank and the live rocks have so many places for baby seahorses to hide makes me optimistic about their chances of survival. I highly recommend it and just want to add that so far I have a great deal of trust of the people (company) at Marine Depot and the products they sell. Mike


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Great Starter Product

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Posted: 12/29/2014 from MOORPARK, CA UNITED STATES
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Comments: Looks Great. Only suggestion is to offer small, med and large as it is very difficult to break down large pieces into smaller ones for a small tank.


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Posted: 11/16/2014 from Doylestown, OH UNITED STATES
5.0 5
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Comments: Rock is perfect to add to salt tank. I got 100lbs to add to my 180gal tank. Really nice rock better than rock I bought previously some where else. It's a good price too. I bought on sale.


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