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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-26-2012, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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favorite river gravel

I would like to create an open river bed area in my scape.

What is your favorite natural looking river sand/gravel?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-27-2012, 12:45 AM
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Pea gravel. Or go to your local river and scoop up some gravel and stones. I used rocks from my local creek and it looks fantastic.


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I think if you want it to look real you'll need a lot of size variation. Start with 1/8" pebbles and work up to 1'2" flat river stones. That seems to be what I've seen when I look in a creek or stream.
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Local creek in la? You mean like broken up pieces of concrete with gang signs spray painted on them from the wash way? Not exactly the look I was going for.
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