Live Rock from PETCO

Discussion in 'Live Rock' started by texanjordan, Jan 14, 2010.

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  1. spotter10701

    spotter10701 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Hi TexanJordan,
    I know it has been months since you posted this but I am curious as to whether or not you bought LR from Petco and how it worked out for you.
     
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  3. texanjordan

    texanjordan Peppermint Shrimp

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    well, i just moved cross country with the Coast Guard, and i was about to set up my tank, and buy a few pieces of LR from PETCO to seed my 75 pounds of base rock with, and i got deployed for the oil spill. When i return from that tragedy, i will let you know how it goes.
     
  4. ObscureAllure

    ObscureAllure Plankton

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    Curious to know the outcome. (Also, I'm from NOLA - thank you for your service with the OS)
     
  5. 1dayteam120

    1dayteam120 Astrea Snail

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    never knew they had that
     
  6. KDtrey5

    KDtrey5 Coral Banded Shrimp

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    I wouldn't risk the hitchhikers at petco. Just go all base rock!
     
  7. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    digging up a thread from 2010?

    but on topic, my petco has the worst live rock ive seen, cyano..gha...byropsis. its horrible.
     
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  9. Jlobes

    Jlobes Coral Banded Shrimp

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    LOL...grave robber! but to go along with the thread.

    my local petco has rock (cured FIJI) but it looks like a brick. Super dense and no nooks or crannies. all priced by the piece. couple days ago, my buddy said petco got in some "tonga" rock. i tried to go down there(i was in the area), but didnt see it. Either he was wrong or it sold ASAP. was really curious what petco was slinging!!
     
  10. dsmerf214

    dsmerf214 Fire Shrimp

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    last week I talked to the guy who owns reefrocks.net and he told me that petcos new live rock comes from him. he advised to ask when its delivered and pick it up same day to avoid it getting contaminated by petco lol. I have seen it and its pretty good looking. price was okay too
     
  11. Daniel072

    Daniel072 Giant Squid

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    neat because I've seen many LFS with the same type of rock.
     
  12. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    Im sure u have. Anyone can have bad rock, but my local petco takes the cake for algae invested rock.