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Old 08-05-2006, 07:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Has anyone stumbled on rocks that look like the ones in these pictures? Flat and rounded? Slate is flat but not rounded.


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Old 08-05-2006, 11:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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very well could be slate or but basalt is also likely.
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Hey Gomer, so have you seen it in any lfs or any other place?
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Slate is very easy to cut and chip into shape. cut with a masonry or diamond blade then use a cold chisel for metal to finish up the edges.
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Basalt? nope. But you can probably get it from some of the more extensive rock (landscaping/quarry) places.
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they have the kind of rock here at my LFS:

Hacienda Aquatic -- Hacienda

Angels Aquarium --- Nogales
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None at Hacienda Aquatics, I checked last week. I decided to use some different rocks instead, thanks guys for all the help.
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Dang your going to have that 40 set up before I even get the substrate for my tank. I want to see some picks when you set it up.
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