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Where to get nice rocks

I am looking to add some nice rocks... Wheres the best place to get some?

I been looking into petrified wood. But dont know if it safe or not.

I like zebra rock. If you know of a location let me know pls.
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post #2 of 31 (permalink) Old 12-11-2010, 12:33 AM
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A member in the S&S has some nice pieces of petrified wood for sale right now.
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A member in the S&S has some nice pieces of petrified wood for sale right now.
It's sold =P
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Yeah i saw that... How safe is it? I seen some on [Ebay Link Removed]
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I don't know about the rocks, been looking for them too. As for petrified wood, you can find that easily online. I think New World Aquarium carries some of it the last I checked (two weeks ago)?

Call them to make sure.
http://www.newworldaquarium.com/
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I remember seeing Petrified wood @ pacific aquarium. It's at the back of the store in the corner under the saltwater fish. They also had zebra rocks
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aquarium adventure on glen cove road has zebra rocks. thats where i got mine. idr how much they are though.
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Aquarium adventure is usually 4.99 per pound.
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Most petland discounts carry petrified wood and some other rocks.
I just got some petrified wood last monday at petland near my house.
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I am looking to add some nice rocks... Wheres the best place to get some?

I been looking into petrified wood. But dont know if it safe or not.

I like zebra rock. If you know of a location let me know pls.
It's safe. Did you try Fishtown USA in flushing?
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post #11 of 31 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 07:28 PM
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New World and Pacific have a pretty good rock selection. It varies location to location, but most Petland Discounts I've seen stock good rocks.
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How much are the rocks usually. I just wondering what's a good price
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I have some lace rock I won't be using. Lots of nooks and crannies. Black/Grey
Did a rescape and will be keeping things more simple.

1 large piece and two smalls. I think they cost me $20.00 all together.
I can take a photo for you if you want. Buzz me back.

Regarding price of rocks, you want to pay less then $4.00 per pound.

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Not sure of what I am doing yet. I have a 50 gallon that I'm putting together, and am gathering ideas.
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BKDR, did you ever find a good place? I'd love to get some larger rocks too. Maybe from a landscaping place where people get 100lbs of rock for like 20 bucks, lol. I got some rocks from Petco for free but they were all more or less around the size of a handball.
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