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LifeRock™ Don’t just put rocks in your tank, ROCK YOUR REEF with LifeRock™. Amazing porosity, incredible biological performance (drops ammonia like real live rock), and unsurpassed realism make LifeRock™ the best and most cost effective rock choice for any aquarist.

So real, so ready. Are you?

It is safe for all fish and inverts, and is an aragonitic base material (does not contain cement), requires no curing, and is infused with spored, live bacteria. Once placed in water, the dormant bacteria will come alive and begin to colonize: helping to speed up the cycling process. CaribSea Life Rock is colored to simulate real coralline algae so you don`t have to wait 6-8 months for coralline algae to grow to have a mature-looking tank.

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.

Quick Facts
- Great for marine fish-only or reef tanks
- The ultimate liverock alternative
- Eco-Friendly and economical












Manufacturer Info

At CaribSea we take aquariums seriously. Since 1972 we have supplied hundreds of public aquariums, zoos, aquaculture facilities, public and private institutions, and hundreds of thousands of dedicated aquarists with the highest quality marine and freshwater products. CaribSea has been in the forefront of the principle that substrates are a piece of equirment, not just a decorative afterthought. Caribsea substrates are as precisely engineered as any piece of advanced equipment used by today`s hobbyists and professionals. CaribSea products are the chemical support, biological filtration, and biodiversity backbone for many of the most spectacular aquatic displays ever created. We are now celebrating our 35th year in the business, and our product line has continued to grow; making CaribSea your aragonite source and so much more.

19 Reviews

Br.WILLIAM SEUFFERT from MARTINSVILLE, VA UNITED STATES

10/14/2016

Experience Level: Beginner

Looks real

This looks real and performs like real live rock without the long drawn out proccess of curing it. It has many holes and nooks and crannies my fish and hermit crabs love them, not to mention places for coral.

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JOE GARDNER from Suffern, NY UNITED STATES

08/23/2016

Experience Level: Intermediate

Great buy

Bought 70lbs of this and could ask for anything better great size rocks that stack great and look perfect

1 out of 1 found this review helpful

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KENNY HERRERA from Chino, CA UNITED STATES

06/01/2016

Experience Level: Intermediate

Not impressed at all

Not impressed with this rock at all. I usually use real reef rock and I thought this was an upgrade. I took the 20 lb box and all of the rocks are too big for my Nuvo 20 the Aquascape is very limited. Maybe I got a bad batch not sure but I don't feel good about it.

1 out of 2 found this review helpful

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BLUE from HENDERSON, NV UNITED STATES

03/07/2016

Experience Level: Expert

Nice shapes

Live rock came in what looked to be a LifeRock store display box inside the shipping box. Each rock was wrapped individually with a brown cloth/paper material, which was, I'm guessing, moist at some point. The shipment took about 5 days from Georgia (according to FedEx records), so the wrapping material was completely dryed out. The rocks felt cool to the touch but they were dry. Hope the insides were moist enough to have some bacteria integrity. All the rocks came intact. Very happy with the shapes and sizes. Beautiful color. It exceeded my expectations. Was going to use it as sump material but they are nice enough for my display. Would order again and recommend.

3 out of 5 found this review helpful

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CARLOS SAID CALDERON LARRAURI from MEXICO, DISTRITO FEDERAL

02/25/2016

Experience Level: Intermediate

Very good

I have a very good experience with the brand however is the first time I'm buying this rock and as always I hope a product of maximum warm I took 40 pounds to Mexico

0 out of 7 found this review helpful

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MATT BURTON from YELM, WA UNITED STATES

02/20/2016

Experience Level: Beginner

Awesome Rock!

I was really hesitant to purchase this rock. I bought some fake pieces of rock at other retailers in the past and they have always looked awful! I have a new 75 gallon I need to stock but I decided to just by 20lbs of this to see how I looked. Well, let me just say that this rock blows all of the other live rock out of the water that I have in my other tanks. This rock looks amazing and best of all it looks extremely realistic and it has a dark purple color to it. I will definitely be purchasing more. If you are like me and just aren't sure about this rock... don't hesitate to purchase it. I wish I would have this rock in all of my tanks.

5 out of 5 found this review helpful

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MATT VANDER LINDEN from CONROE, TX UNITED STATES

11/01/2015

Experience Level: Intermediate

Happy except for the shipping

This live rock is very nice. I orderd 40lbs and it arrived fairly fast. The color on the rock is exactly what I was expecting but 2 of my bigger pieces were broken due to shipping. I know it was damaged in shipping because the box was pretty smashed also, this is why its only 4.5 stars and not 5. It wasn't marine depots fault and the rock comes in 2 boxes one filled with shipping peanuts but 2 of the center pieces were broken in half. All this being said I'd still order from marine depot again, but I might consider not taking part in the free shipping again. Very NICE ROCK!

1 out of 1 found this review helpful

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KIRK REYNOLDS from ALEXANDRIA, PA UNITED STATES

09/30/2015

Experience Level: Expert

Looks real!

Transferred fish right from old tank to new tank and put this rock in with having to worry about curing it. Looks so real! Love it!

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DANNY SPEAR from Fort Worth, TX UNITED STATES

09/11/2015

Experience Level: Intermediate

Great!

I was a bit unsure about this rock at first. I ordered the 40lbs box for my 40 gallon breeder. This rock looks great. Looks like it has been in a tank for years. It does come in some sort of nap sack that kind of sticks to the rock. So you gotta clean this rock good with a brush before putting it in your tank. I would say about half the rock came in cool shapes, the other half was just your ordinary base rock shape. With it being such a dark purple it really makes your tank look amazing from day one, plus prevents a lot of the fresh tank algea because its not super white like dry rock and is difficult for algea to stick too. I cant comment on the dipped in bacteria part because who knows how to test something like that.

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ALVIN SOTO from Bronx, NY UNITED STATES

08/10/2015

Experience Level: Intermediate

Rock

Love the color and different size of the rocks great value and price compare to real reef Rock

1 out of 3 found this review helpful

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