Re: NANFA-- rocks for aquaria?
Wed, 18 Apr 2001 17:57:59 EDT

For my aquariums, I like to have the one same type of rock in the tank, I
think it looks more natural than having many different kinds. I wrap one
large good looking rock in an old cloth/towel(so peices don't go flying all
over), and break it with a hammer, until I get the desireable sized peices.
Then I make sure to wash and scrub(with a brush that has not been used with
soap!) the rocks off. I boil them in a pot for 10-15 minutes, and they are
done! some rocks might break to have very sharp edges/points, so watch out
for that. I like that method, as it costs nothing. Just make sure the rocks
were not from a polluted area of a stream. I also use rocks from the rocky
great lakes lakeshores, where I also find huge peices of driftwood. The areas
are very clean, otherwise I might not collect rocks from a lake. __Dan

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