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post #16 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-08-2012, 06:27 AM
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You can try Tom Barr over on the Barrreport.com. He has all kinds of DW. Very reasonable too!

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post #17 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-27-2012, 11:42 PM
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My dad says along railroads there's a bunch of granite looking rocks but idk...
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post #18 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-28-2012, 12:12 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah he is right, i have seen some gray sparkly rocks, none of them big, but there sure are some

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I have a few of those granite rocks but in a smaller tank. In my 90 gallon they just didn't fit right, they looked tiny. It would only really work out if you covered the entire bottom with them, but i don't see that working very well. I got lucky though and was able to swipe some large round river stones from the architectural design firm next door to my office.

I was going to go look around the Rickenbacker to see what I could find out there as far as driftwood goes. Im not very hopeful, but my dog likes the swim so I end up there often regardless.

What about the area around Old Cutler? has anyone tried that area out? they have all those mangroves if I remember correctly. I have no car so its tough to get out there.
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The Miami fish farm carries piles of driftwood but imagine takes time for it to sink.
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Here are pieces we collected while fishing few months ago.

I made sure they had no animals,etc in them for month than put them with my cichlids outside in rubbermaid water tanks.

We got a 55 and 75 worth of driftwood, gave lots of it away.
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Nice wood! I need to go collecting...

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Quick intro: been lurking for about a week, have not started a tank yet. Would like to build a Iwagumi type tank.

F.plata, those rocks are awesome, where did you get them if i may ask?
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PM me, i got some from out of state, i have some extra rocks if you want some, ill part with some
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for you miami folks, i have some wild discus (blue faced heckles) if you are interested and your tank is big enough for these fish, I will sell them to you for a fraction of what they cost
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Manzanita.com - Large selection of manzanita branches and stumps 30"+ pieces

Olimar sand and gravel in medley, fl - they are open to the public check out there site.
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I know this place by my house has AMAZING rocks for sale and its cheap because its like a landscapeing business so u pay by the pound with is cheap for us since we arent filling up a whole drive way or back yard with rocks.
http://www.berniesrockandgarden.com/about.html
its on 14650 Southwest 177 Avenue.
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I know this place by my house has AMAZING rocks for sale and its cheap because its like a landscapeing business so u pay by the pound with is cheap for us since we arent filling up a whole drive way or back yard with rocks.
http://www.berniesrockandgarden.com/about.html
its on 14650 Southwest 177 Avenue.
Looks good! Kind of weird that they don't list the price though. Have you tried any of them yet? Do you know more or less what they charge per pound? The "daisy" and "red onyx" ones look nice, I think I might stop by sometime.
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