You're also getting the benefit of potentially scoring some various fun colonizers from the rock pools, like micro-dusters, terbellid snails, spaghetti worms, assorted grazing snails and some awesome little chitons, and assorted porcelain and anemone crabs that routinely crop up, not to mention a wide and varied selection of amphipods and copepods. Remember, freight terminals are often at different places than passenger terminals. Orders under 100lbs are charged at the 100lb price. Color was better a few days ago. Still a fraction of a door to door service.
There were quite a few starfish in the box, sadly most were dead, but there was a few crabs, and even a mantis shrimp. Occasionally your cargo will get delayed and take longer. There are people working on it, but we have no date for expected opening at either site. You choose what size live rock we ship you Held in our own tanks, hand picked and packaged. For our first decade, our on-line speciality was getting our customers the freshest, highest quality air-freighted Pacific live rock from Fiji, the Marshall Islands, especially Tonga, and we were early distributors of the original Vanuatu. We have giveaways, discounts, and specials on there all the time. We contract with most airlines and can find the cheapest and best flight to your local airport.
Java, Bali, Manado and other Indonesia area live rock availabilities are currently unavailable. There's actually even potential that a few small pieces are in the system but inventory was Zeroed out. Also see Ken Knezick's Lembeh Strait Photo Gallery And check out Ken's Bunaken Marine Park Photo. I have a clean-up crew in there, so I'll monitor the algae growth. Little spots started showing up all over all the rock work. We make every effort to make sure you get the freshest rock possible.
It ranges from beautiful to spectacular. Axelrod would visit a guy in Indonesia that had what he called fantastic beautiful saltwater tanks, run with only an airstone. Our live rock is collected by hand in the South Pacific and Indo-Pacific. The one huge show piece. Larger pieces available by special order. It is the same price as the Indo types mostly due to same increases in international air-freight , but there is a more consistent supply available. Although our live rock has been treated ,cleaned, and pre-cured, it is imperative to do a final cure of any live rock from any supplier, upon receipt, before it is placed in the display aquarium that contains fish, coral, or inverts.
You must order in box lots. I will want to place this order soon after I hear back from you. You will not be charged anything for shipping at the completion of your order. Some reported never getting anything else ever. Due to this, ship days may vary. Once it started growing, it grows and spreads pretty quick. When you get the rock home you can give it a vigorous swirl in some salt water before adding it to your curing tank.
Advice from someone who unpacked Premium's live rock for a couple years. This is as good as I've seen for a long time. It saves you a ton of money on the cost, and they pack it well with wet paper wrapping so that there's minimal chance of losing the rock's cure. Two boxes freight is usually only 50% more than one box, and three boxes only 25% more on that. Wait about a minute, then take a small scoop of water out of the system, and trickle it onto the rock.
Live Rock is easy to maintain in either a reef or fish only aquarium, and makes an excellent addition for both the beginner or experienced aquarist. I threw them in the sump and I think they may live. It's all a matter of how they were cured and what seeded them from that curing environment. Manado and surroundings There is no use in staying in Manado and go diving from there, Unless you. Live Rock is easy to maintain in the aquarium and excellent for both the beginner to the expert aquarist.
I would certainly recommend you guys. Start with just blue light after a week or two of curing. You may also alter the sizes and shape of your live rock with a hammer and chisel. Your stack may look slightly large for your little tank, but the internal spaces created in the rock structure provide plenty of wiggle room for small fish and inverts. The cured rock is not going to lose any of the biodiversity that it had the potential to introduce, and the curing process takes care of the biologicals that wouldn't survive introduction to your system anyway. Unlike some other online dealers, Aquatic Connection Live does not count the box and all packaging materials as part of the live rock weight ordered. Things like tiny sponges will start growing, saltwater plants, tiny starfish, interesting gorgonian's, crustaceans and fan worms will be seen.
It can also keep them alive! You must be patient with us and the airlines. I feel sorry for people who by dry rock because there is no way they'll ever have the diversity of life in their tank without fresh-shipped rock like this. Make sure also to sign up for our Email updates, to keep in the loop with new products and specials we are doing. A little blue for an hour or two is fine to check it out better. Tonga live rock is also some of the freshest rock available due to the short travel time and limited cargo space available. What you need is the best freshest island-to-you real deal live rock to build your reef with. Such a narrow boat with giter! Like many benthic organisms, these algae can encapsulate themselves for periods of exposure to air.