So easy and looks wonderful By Frank on 2/12/2013
Frank would recommend this product to a friend
This was a great value and much more cost effective than buying from a LFS and I saved nearly $3 per pound vs buying live rock. Since I was starting a tank, I purchased this rock weeks before I needed it and had it cured by the time I needed it. This rock is so easy to shape and interlocks well that I have no concerns about rocks falling. Finally, it looks beautiful...truly, my neighbors are astounded and think that I had a professional setup the reef...it was my first time...if I can do it, trust me...you can as I have no artistic skills at all, until now.
Pukani rock is a great buy but takes some effort! By Stephanie on 2/12/2013
Stephanie would recommend this product to a friend
Ordered 60 lbs of this rock and have 40 more lbs on the way. Very porous, very beautiful but also has decaying life, like sponges but that is to be expected as this is from the ocean and is very porous. I did an acid bath and powerwashed most sponges off. Rock is very easy to chisel into amazing pieces. I was able to make tunnels, caves, and bridges using hammer, chisels, and a small rotary tool. Absolutely worth the work as this rock is so beautiful. Definitely won't be buying any other rock after this one. I will be testing for phosphates and adding lanthanum chloride if needed, do your research.
Awesome Rock By Craig on 2/12/2013
Craig would recommend this product to a friend
First I would like to say this is some great looking rock! Puts the rock from the LFS to shame! Seriously! I got exactly what I requested. However, I was a little disappointed with some the breakage on a couple nice pieces from shipment... inevitable I suppose. Overall I am happy with my purchase.
Just ok By nano reef builder on 2/12/2013
nano reef builder wouldn't recommend this product to a friend
I recently ordered 20 pounds of Pukani rock and had requested one large rock. BRS did deliver on the size but the rock was quite dense and dull nothing like what they show on the videos. As this was a request from a client who has been watching the BRS videos he was not happy with the look and density of the rock and I spent the rest of the day driving across town to hand pick one large live rock from a local dealer. As this is a custom 360' view aquarium sitting in the center of his lobby he was set on using one large rock with minimal manipulation. I would recommend the Reef Saver Rock over the Pukani any day. I will most likely break the rock down into smaller more interesting shapes for another project. I did learned a valuable lesson. Clients don't know what they want until they see it. And don't count on getting the awesome example of Pukani rock they show on the video to be anything like what will be shipped to you.
Best looking stuff I've seen in an aquarium By Keith on 2/12/2013
Keith would recommend this product to a friend
Before I ordered this I thought I would spend alot of time stacking etc. I originally ordered 100 pounds for two 72x24x18 tanks. I temporarly placed all of the rock in one of them. If were trying to fill the complete tank this amount pretty well filled the tank and it looked great without the water. Most of the rocks for my order (large tank) were 14" wide by a 10" high. I didn't have to stack anything.
Awesome By countrykat on 2/12/2013
countrykat would recommend this product to a friend
Just got my order of 20lbs of Pukani and all I can say is I wish I started with this 2 years ago. 20 lbs was enough to fill about 30 gallons of tank space in my can for cycling process. I'm sure as porous as this rock is the bacteria growth will be awesome.
Love the Pukani - not the other thing By dtawahn on 2/12/2013
dtawahn would recommend this product to a friend
We received the pukani rock after much research on the web. We enjoyed the videos and look of the rock and were excited when the 100lbs came in. I unloaded all the rocks and cured them for a month. However, there was one massive rock that didn't look anything like the rest. After moving them around and "aqua-scaping" I discovered it was a totally different rock from the rest. It was sharp and after some looking around at other fish stores, it seemed to be a 20lb lava rock. We now have a saltwater reef tank and cannot afford to have sharp rocks hurting our fish. The rest of the rock looks great and we are happy with it.
Great rock! By Vincent on 2/12/2013
Vincent would recommend this product to a friend
I wish I started out with this rock years ago. I had to restart my tank because the initial Live Rock contained coral eating nudibranchs that I could never full get rid of. This stuff not only looks 10x better than Fiji rock, it is lighter and much more porous. I only had to use 25 lbs in my 34 gallon nano, and I could have gotten away with much less! You save so much money going the Dry Rock route, and its free of pests.
I'll have to check on Phosphates over time, but so far so good. Both the Reef Saver and Pukani Rock are excellent choices.
excellent porous rock By iowareef on 2/12/2013
iowareef would recommend this product to a friend
I ordered 100 pounds of this rock the other day and recieved the following day without having to pay for additional overnight shipping (awesome). packaged well in 2 boxes with foam peanuts galore protecting the rock...took me forever to unpack the foam peanuts...lol. the foam peanuts were a good thing though as i had very minimal breakage during shipping. excellent specimens to use in my new 120 gallon reef....very porous so i imagine it will work well as a part of my biological filtration. i am seeding it now with 20 pounds of live rock that i got from a friend.
Great Rock At A Great Price! By Robert on 2/12/2013
Robert would recommend this product to a friend
will definatly be buying this rock very soon, seen it in a friends tank and love it. seems very easy to aquascape with. can't wait to have my tank setup!!!
Awesome looking rock By Eric on 2/12/2013
Eric would recommend this product to a friend
I ordered 52 lbs of this rock, to aquascape my 75 gallon reef. It's beautiful and very easy to cut and chisel, if needed. I would have given 5 stars for all but, I received 3 bigger pieces, that really didn't match the look of the other Pukani in the box. No worries though, I used those as fillers in the scape. By the way, 52 lbs was MORE than enough and I used some in my fuge.
I still have a few pieces left over!
Good price for Great Rock By Shaggy on 2/12/2013
Shaggy would recommend this product to a friend
This is a very porous rock which means you get more rock for less money. The shipment I received did have 1 12lb piece that was not Pukani however I liked the look of it and so used it anyway. You need to pay attention to make sure you remove all the dead sponge off this rock. My shipment had a couple pieces with quite a bit of dead sponge still attached.
Exactly what I wanted By Ed from WI on 2/12/2013
Ed from WI would recommend this product to a friend
Thanks for including a variety of sizes and shapes. It is all truly beautiful rock, and it will be an integral part to my future nano reef. Highly recommended to others— shipped and received quickly. The rock is porous and aesthetically pleasing.
Incredible! Amazing! Best rock value on the planet! By Matt_Longview on 2/12/2013
Matt_Longview would recommend this product to a friend
Looking for the best rock for your reef on earth? Oh good. You found it. Better news... it's less than $5/lb.
lite rock By peter on 2/12/2013
peter wouldn't recommend this product to a friend
this rock is very lite . I think its great as you can fill your tank and not have the same amount of rock that is three times more heavy it also breaks well to make other shapes
Only The Best!!!! By Matt on 2/12/2013
Matt would recommend this product to a friend
I love this rock!!!! I like how it can be cut and change the shape of it with little effort. You can make caves and all kinds of other neat shapes with it
Great stuff By garcastle on 2/12/2013
garcastle would recommend this product to a friend
Can't wait to rinse some of this and swap some in my tank.
Great!! By Timothy on 2/12/2013
Timothy would recommend this product to a friend
Ordered 15lbs, and 5lbs of rubble, the pukani is incredibly light. Fast shipping got it in 2 days for ground shipping. Packed well with no breakage. BRS is my new got to source.
cool rock By kevin on 2/12/2013
kevin would recommend this product to a friend
Very cool looking rock lots of holes and caverns for fish to hide in I only orders 20 lb to see if it was wurth the money ad it is I will be buying. More
correct my review By peter on 2/12/2013
peter would recommend this product to a friend
I made a mistake in my review with how I rated the rock . It is five stars across the board. I just finished my tank ad people love the rock work . I used acrylic rods and epoxy looks great
Great Product By james on 2/12/2013
james would recommend this product to a friend
Awesome shaped lightweight rocks!
Awesome By james on 2/12/2013
james would recommend this product to a friend
Great rock, light, affordable!!
Great bang for your buck By jT on 2/12/2013
jT would recommend this product to a friend
I ordered 15lbs. for my 12 gallon long and it looks like 30lbs. of rock and is very light in weight. Very easy to hacksaw these rocks in half in about 3-5 minutes. They came very clean and 90% of what I received was ivory white in color. As this is my first marine tank I took more extensive preventative counter measure and played with the bleach bath then with the muriatic acid bath to reduce the amount of dead stuff that can't be seen and to mitigate high levels of leaching phosphates. Yes, this rock does leach phosphates of up 0.25 ppm in my third week of cycle with no livestock. This pukani looks absolutely brilliant aesthetically and even luxurious compared to the other boring common boulder shaped types. You can easily shape these into vertical towers!!
Best rock every By mitch on 2/12/2013
mitch would recommend this product to a friend
10 years in hobby and nothing has ever been so nice. A 10-15 pound piece is easily 4 x larger than typical Fiji rock. I doubt you could get 70 pounds of this in a 100 gallons. So full of holes and crevices. Fish love to hide in rock and makes many places to mount corals