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Hardscape? Where to buy stuff local

Hi,
I am in the process of setting up a 180g tank. It all ready to go, except my hardscape. I am finding it to be challenge to find rocks. I would like to have several large rock areas in the tank and that I can make somewhat high.

I was thinking of the following
Lava Rock - black color might be to much since my back ground and substrate are already black.

River Stone - I am thinking this might be my best option.

Open to suggestions, and anyone know where local to buy this stuff around the Raleigh area? I have spend a lot on this tank and really want it to look good.

I also having the same problem with driftwood, as buying any online is going to be around 200, plus another 100 for shipping.

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Here is a pic of my 90 gal with 120# of river rock I bought at local landscape rock supplier. I spent $100.



For driftwood check with forum members in the for sale section.


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I have a large piece of Manzanita. I am in Apex. $60. I can take some pics when I get home this evening. Thanks.

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I have a large piece of Manzanita. I am in Apex. $60. I can take some pics when I get home this evening. Thanks.
Cool, thanks if you could post the size of it as well.

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Used to be a guy that would go to the flea market in Raleigh, that would sell driftwood, I have not seen him in a long time, anyone know if he ever goes anymore?
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