BedRock – Single Cut Base Rock: For Versatile Reefscaping
Why does AlgaeBarn like Cut Base Rock?
These days, marine aquarists are paying a lot of attention to aquascaping. Particularly for reef aquaria, the implications of this go beyond the improved aesthetics in the “display” tank; with the ability to create specially tailored hardscapes (caves, crests, overhangs, etc.), aquarists are better equipped to provide optimized microhabitats for targeted species. Certain types of hardscape materials make scaping reef tanks much easier and more enjoyable while multiplying your creative possibilities. For this, BedRock – Single Cut Base Rock is an excellent choice of material.
Cut Base Rock is simply reef “base rock” that has been cut one one or two sides to produce a large, flat surface plane. This cut surface provides additional versatility in many circumstances. For example, the flat side may be pressed against the back of the tank to create an impression of depth. Similarly, the flat side may be placed on the tank bottom (with most of the rock emerging from the sand) to suggest the tip of a massive, mostly-buried boulder. One might even use this rock as a natural-looking but stable shelf to place small mounted coral frags.
BedRock Single Cut Base Rock Information:
Cut Base Rock is produced from a premium material (Natural Base Rock) that is sustainably extracted in Florida. This is actual reef rock. Yet, it is completely sterile and therefore incapable of transferring pests into your system. It is extremely porous and its uncut surfaces are highly irregular. Attractive and functional, Cut Base Rock look and work well with conventional reefscaping materials such as Natural Base Rock.
Cut Base Rock is available with either one side cut. While each piece is unique, this product is available by the pound.
Please contact us to inquire about extra large pieces!
Cut Base Rock Key Benefits:
- The cut surface(s) on each piece provide additional aesthetic and practical versatility.
- Highly porous, it promotes a high diversity and large populations of beneficial microbes.
- Its highly irregular shape is attractive and permits good water circulation while creating hiding places for small animals.
- It is free of sensitive sessile organisms that may die and foul the water.
- Completely sterile, it poses no risk of introducing unwanted hitchhikers.