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Great By Nikhil on 7/3/2014Nikhil would recommend this product to a friendPerfect for aquascsping
Awesome rock! By emdrn05 on 5/19/2014emdrn05 would recommend this product to a friendI ordered 10 pounds and received 2 large shelf pieces. They were perfect and made great additions to my tank! Customer service answered all my questions quickly. Thanks BRS!
Some great, some not By Denise on 5/12/2014Denise would recommend this product to a friendI ordered a few small pieces to see what they're like since i'm planning to upgrade my tanks soon. One of the pieces of shelf rock was a really nice piece. Others were just blah and will have to be used in the sump. Still, the price is right for what I got. I just prefer to pick out rock myself.
great By matt on 5/4/2014matt would recommend this product to a friendi bought 100 lbs of this rock and they sent me 120 lbs i will buy again. it is alot moe rock than at the fish store because their is no water weight.
Exactly what we wanted By 1shawn on 5/1/20141shawn would recommend this product to a friendWe ordered the tonga shelf to make a few shelves in the rock work for the new tank. It is just what we wanted and pretty much the right sizes. I cant wait to get the rock cured and an aquascape designed for the tank. Thanks again bulk reef.
Not what I wanted or asked for By WIlliam on 4/24/2014WIlliam wouldn't recommend this product to a friendGuess if you do not see it don't buy it !!!! I left dimensions of my tank and got a rock that would never fit in my tank and had little to no base when I asked for taller smaller pieces. Very disappointed in the order 80 bucks to brake a huge rock is just not good
Nice pieces!! I described what I was looking for and BRS got it right! By MatraD on 4/8/2014MatraD would recommend this product to a friendNice flat shelf tonga, some had more texture than others - which is ok, it will eventually be covered. I put in a few specifics on what I was looking for - and they hit it perfect. Nice size pieces, and I almost feel like they threw an extra piece in there because it was easier than making exact weight, but could be wrong. You can also break these pieces to fit what you need. Great looking addition to any reef tank and blends in well with my Fiji rock.
Perfect piece By Paul on 4/1/2014Paul would recommend this product to a friendI had reservations about ordering online as I could not see the pieces. and was very particular about what I was looking for. My piece arrived today, and its perfect. It was a completely porous piece, of the requested thickness and minimal size. The piece they found was actually 1 lb less than what I ordered, but thats ok cause it was larger than I expected. Many thanks to ACA, who rummaged though all the available pieces and found this one to match my request.
awesome By Rafael on 3/22/2014Rafael would recommend this product to a friendI received a large 16 x 22 inch plate with base and 3 opening on it .
I ordered 20 lbs and received 21.5 lb single rock. it unique and quite beautiful. im impressed and will be a center piece in my aquascape
little surprised By Tyler on 3/4/2014Tyler would recommend this product to a friendI ordered 20lb of this and got 1 massive shelf. So big so it will definitely have to be altered in order to fit in my tank. Which is actually sad because by its an amazing piece, I thought I was going toget 2 shelves thats the only reason I didn't rate it higher. 1 drimel tool later and I have 3 much smaller shelves and a large base piece allIis right in the world.
will not buy rocks from BRS again By madhu on 2/19/2014madhu wouldn't recommend this product to a friendThey messed up my previous order (ordered multibranch complex and nothing was complex or multibranch, but cylinders) and I thought they wont screw up my next order, but they did.
1: My total order should weigh 60 pounds, but when I weighed the rocks they weighed 52 lbs. So 8 lbs missing and waste of money.
2: I ordered shelf rock with base but none of them had base. If at least one rock had base then I would have been happy. They were are triangular plates. Also, I ordered 20" large rock which was just a rectangular plate with no solid base. Just buy their pukani and don't buy shelf rock.
want to return all and buy pukani
Picture is misleading By Shep on 2/5/2014Shep would recommend this product to a friendI bought this thinking that it would look like it did in the picture. instead it was just a flat triangle piece of rock. Still was nice but would not have gotten if I had known
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Previously Asked Questions
by Dillon on June 8, 2014, @9:00 AM
Is there a possibility to get a smaller (under 10lb) shelf piece with the base still attached?
Bulk Reef Supply Hi Dillon,
There really isn't. In order to grow a base these ancient corals grew very large (most of them are 20+ in diameter) and as a result weigh substantially more.
by Pete on January 25, 2014, @2:52 PM
I have a 16 gallon tall nano tank with dimensions 20x10x18. I am looking for a shelf rock with base to use in this tank. I know it's impossible to make things perfect but did you have one roughly 8" or so in diameter with the base making the entire rock structure anywhere from 13-15" tall? I was looking to go with one rock structure in this tank. Thanks-
Bulk Reef Supply Hi Pete,
The shelf pieces with bases are very very large, in almost all cases there larger then it appears the dimensions of your tank are (they had to grow big to develop a base to begin with). In your case the only shelf rocks that are going to fit in your tank with be the without base pieces (which are usually pieces fragmented off of larger ones).
by Patrick on January 18, 2014, @12:30 AM
Approximately how heavy is a 30" piece of shelf rock (no base)?
Bulk Reef Supply HI Patrick,
A 30" piece will almost always have a base and I would expect it to weigh in the ballpark of atleast 30lbs, usually closer to 40-50 depending on the shape and total size.
Picking: If you are interested in the jumbo pieces, please specify your request in the comments area during checkout. Customer service will contact you for more details if required.
Shipping: Tonga Shelf can be fragile. BRS makes every effort to securely pack the Tonga Shelf. However, we have no control how UPS handles it and it may break during shipping. Unfortunately this is not covered by insurance so we are unable to replace broken pieces.
Dry live rock is not available for shipment to Canada due to high tariffs. Please consider Reef Saver rock as it is not subject to these fees and is our favorite of the dry rocks available.
Like all of our dry rock Tonga Shelf is free of nuisance algae and pests which can cause complete tank shut downs and is guaranteed to be free of apitasia, bubble algae, parasitic isopods, mantis shrimp, acro eating flat worms, little red bugs, fire worms, predatory nudibranchs, pyramidellid snails and other common pests.
Using Dry Rock has the following advantages:
- Low initial cost on premium types of rock.
- Pound for pound a way better value - no water weight.
- Can be shipped standard UPS ground which saves a fortune on shipping.
- Absolutely pest free. This is the most important reason. This allows you to completely avoid all of the most common aquarium pests that plague most aquarists.
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