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buus
07/25/2015, 09:10 PM
So, you happen to be visiting Tampa and you want to take advantage of Southwest Airlines "two free bags" to take home some live rock. Richard can make it happen! I lucked out and had a sweet little rental car. The box just fit in the passenger seat.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/IMG_2374_zpsthlnwmvc.jpg

When you get to the airport and they ask you "what's in there," just tell them that it's coral, wrapped in many layers of thick plastic bags. They look at you funny, but they'll put it on the plane!

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/IMG_2376_zpscgrsou17.jpg

It typically doesn't come out with the luggage - it arrives in the "oversize" area. Get it home and start unpacking! This package was for a 12 gallon nano tank. Opened the box and look at the goodness!

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/IMG_2380_zpsbti1zpbz.jpg

This Reef 2.1 rock is simply AMAZING. The shapes, sizes, nooks, crannies, and holes are perfect for aquascaping.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/IMG_2382_zpstureu71k.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/IMG_2386_zpsaeo3yfva.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/IMG_2387_zpsd60etgrw.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/a353d5ef-20c3-42d3-b57c-249fbdcec1cd_zpsdbuk87rv.jpg

buus
07/25/2015, 09:11 PM
Put it in the tank and it really comes to life. Tunicates, sponges, little urchins, barnacles, and more.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/2929a702-0e9f-4490-bcf1-27f044ac53b5_zpsonywijur.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/e5a4c0db-7e4a-42d6-856d-12a097d3dda4_zpsetuz4din.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/75aa02d1-92a4-463a-909a-77bcdee3173d_zpszhkxqjn6.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/IMG_2401_zpssxt8h5qp.jpg

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/liverock/bd9fe60c-5c23-4edd-bcb7-e0443e8122fe_zpsxj9fcrpg.jpg

The two clown fish I have in there love it - they cruise through the holes in the rock like crazy. You won't find anything better out there!

My iPhone really doesn't do the rock justice, but it's all that I have to work with at the moment.

Bryan

moondoggy4
07/26/2015, 09:20 PM
Thanks for the pictures Can you take a picture a little more back showing the size of the tank and the rock? Trying to get a better sense of dimension.

buus
07/28/2015, 09:42 PM
This is the tank - it's a 12 gallon nano tank - probably 15"x15"x15".

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll11/Bryan_Buus/FullSizeRender_zpsoyly4tzo.jpg

moondoggy4
07/28/2015, 10:19 PM
Objects May be Larger than they appear. Thanks for the pictures, the tank looks real nice. Question I was looking at their site how do you chose the new style rock?

PS I like your car.

buus
07/29/2015, 09:58 AM
The car was a rental - coolest rental I've ever had!

When ordering, just specify in the comments what you're looking for. Richard is great about communicating with you to ensure that you'll be happy!

Bryan