Rocks Are Alive?: What YOU Need to Know About Live Rock!


Live rock is the basis of every reef tank out there. Whether you buy it live or you develop your own over time, rock will make up the bulk of a tank's biological filtration and be the visual centerpiece of your tank. But how much do we really know about live rock? Stick around to learn a bit more about these building blocks of our hobby!

Rock we have for sale:

We NOW carry Algae Barn!

AquaMaxx Reef Welder Epoxy Glue - Purple

AquaMaxx Reef Welder Epoxy Glue - Regular

Trigger Systems NEW Platinum sumps are NOW available!

Brightwell Aquatics Microbacter7 Bioculture

Dr. Tim’s One & Only Live Nitrifying Bacteria

AquaMaxx Coral-Eye CREE LED Flashlight

All Photo Credits.
Derek Keats Photos: Pair of Butterfly fish, Fiji Live Rock Fiji
Glenn Beltz Photo: Fiji Airways Airbus A330
Sam Haldane Photo: Pict2210 boats on Fiji Island
Narek75 Photo: Recirculating Aquaculture System
Tudhope and Risk 1985 Photos: Surface of dead corals taken by SEM
Frank Fox, Sergey Karpov, CDC/ Dr. Stan Erlandsen, Picturepest, Thierry Arnet, dr.Tsukii Yuuji Photos: Protozoa collage 2
D. Monroe. Looking for Chinks in the Armor of Bacterial Biofilms
Photo: 5 stages of biofilm development
Coralline algal metabolites induce settlement and mediate the inductive effect of epiphytic microbes on coral larvae - Scientific Figure on ResearchGate. Available from: [accessed 26 Sep, 2019]

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