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stsmythe
02/22/2007, 10:50 PM
where is the cheapest place to buy live rock in Los Angeles?

sir_dudeguy
02/22/2007, 11:32 PM
probably a reef club/group member near you in LA is my bet. I dont buy live rock from stores really...they're just too expensive for a high school senior :) I just find local people in my club who're selling live rock if i need any. The most i've ever paid from local people is 3 bucks a pound. In stores the cheapest place is 5, and that place sucks for live rock (just not the greatest rock...no life at all in it)

ManEatingGuppy
02/22/2007, 11:40 PM
live rock goes for 3-4 bucks in pet stores all around the San Gabriel valley.

jmguerry12
02/22/2007, 11:49 PM
try Jeff's here is the link 1.99/lb http://www.exoticfish.com/details.cfm?id=37616&

sir_dudeguy
02/22/2007, 11:56 PM
live rock goes for 3-4 bucks in pet stores all around the San Gabriel valley.

are you serious!??? Thats bull crap lol. Most is like 8 bucks where i'm at, and like i said...5 is the cheapest in stores and thats for crappy rock.

jmguerry12
02/23/2007, 12:03 AM
check the link jeff's has great rock...ive seen it in person...they have it on sale for 1.99 and its in Gardena

818
02/23/2007, 12:11 AM
Heres the Southern California Thread
http://reefcentral.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?s=&forumid=50

reef_doug
02/23/2007, 12:24 AM
Best to find a local reefer selling his fully cured rock.

If you need to buy new and have time to cure it, check out Vivid Aquariums or ReeferMadness for their 44 lb box (shpd in 20kg boxes from Fuji) Walt Smith Fuji premium, I think it sells for $120-140 and you need to order it a head of time.

The widest selection is a ReeferMadness, they usually have Kaelini, Branch, Buma, and Fuji Prem. Here you are probably $5-8 p/ lb hand selected and cured. http://reefermadness.us/RM-LiveRock.htm

Best
Doug

HBREEF
02/23/2007, 01:41 AM
dude have you tried ebay, type in live rock and you will get a guy who is selling it for $2 bucks a pound thats where i got mine. Its walt smith live rock! really good!!!:D

stsmythe
02/23/2007, 09:35 AM
HBREEF, does he ship? Or can you pick it up if you live in socal?