Man made or artificial live rock has come a long way since we were just fashioning stuff out of concrete and aragonite – anybody else remember aragocrete? Caribsea is raising the bar again with new Shapes of their popular LifeRock reef aquarium building materials.
In the early booming days of the reef aquarium hobby, knowing your live rocks was an art form in and of itself. From where the rocks came from, and especially the shapes that certain regions were known for, discussing the nuances of live rock types and provenance could be an all nighter.
It seems like in recent years we’ve lost our geometry for living pieces of the reef, and everything is either rock, or branch rock, with maybe a little bit of shelf here and there. CaribSea’s LifeRock Shapes is bringing back this ‘lost dimension’ of our reef aquarium aquascapes with familiar rock types that we’ve been missing.
By making their LifeRock in these new extra-dimensional Shapes Caribsea’s 20lb box of guilt-free reef rock takes up more space than typical rock. This added complexity of LifeRock Shapes means that you should be able to fill more of a reef tank with less rock overall, and make a pretty cool aquascape while you are at it. [Caribsea]