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STONES

Please, follow our recommendations to enjoy your hardscape:

  • Please rinse rocks and stones with water before use. Some rocks as Dragon stone may contain soil and loam deposits on its unique dragon scale shape. Please, use a brush to clean it before introducing the stones in the aquarium. 

  • You can easily test if a rock is inert or if it will change slightly the pH and hardness. Simply place few drops of vinegar on the rock. If the vinegar (a base substance) fizzes or foams, it indicates that the rock contains some calcium.

  • Stones with calcium may alter the pH and kH. This can be especially pronounced if you have acidic water or CO2 addition. You can easily control it by regular water changes with osmotic or soft water. You can also use a water softener.

  • Rocks can be very heavy and sharp. Therefore, please avoid to place them directly on the glass, simply place substrate before placing the hardscape. Substrate will also help you to fix the exact stone position with more freedom. 

  • Please, always secure the stones specially when placing one rock on top of another as the top rock may move or fall by accident on a regular maintenance, harming your dwellers or even breaking the aquarium.

  • Please, always position stones few centimeters/inches away from aquarium glass walls in order to facilitate maintenance.

ELDERLY

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Elderly stone- also known as European Manten stone, Frodo stone or Ancient stone- is a highly sought-after stone, it is well known for its unique rugged texture and "cracking" pattern. The color varies from brownish to grey. Large pieces have a strong character making a real statement and setting the atmosphere of the scape. It is an ideal stone for Iwagumi style and high rocky formations with a sense of wabi-sabi. It is very versatile as it also great to be combined with wood creating a very natural look.  

 

Available in Small, Mix and Large sizes.

*This is a highly sought after and extremely rare stone, supply is limited.

*This rock may raise pH and hardness slightly.

*Standard regular water changes are enough to keep the hardness under control.

 

BLACK VENOM

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With vibrant pitch-black colour, this rock fascinates for its smooth black-glazed surface, design possibilities are endless due to its excellent colour contrast and maze-like texture.  Black Venom Stone is a high-impact rock that magnifies the green of plants and moss.
Mix and match with Silver Shadow nano rocks, Black Venom Nano Boulders and Heaven sand to achieve a high impact composition. 

Available in Mix size

*This rock may slightly raise water hardness.

*Standard regular water changes are enough to keep the hardness under control.

*An ideal stone for Iwagumi layouts.

 

NEBULA

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Nebula stone is a unique slate stone with a variety of colour shadows: silver, greenish, bluish, ochre, snow-white… It has a unique flat stratified texture.  The stone sizes can vary in size but all have in common that are very flat. This makes it a very unique stone to create a new type of aquascapes along as a perfect harmonizing stone for ryoboku aquascapes.

Available in Mix size.

*This stone does not hardness the water.

 
 

BUMBLEBEE

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Bumblee Stone is a very unique and distinctive metamorphic rock, Metamorphic stones are formed by the effects of heat, pressure, and shear upon igneous and sedimentary rocks. The fine-grained layers with lively and warm orange colors + brownish hues allow creations with outstanding impact. The stone can be crafted easily, you can break it effortlessly to create small stone details and landslides.

We strongly recommend using Bumblee sand, El Dorado Sand or Tigris sand with this amazing warm colour rock.

Available in Mix size.

*This rock does not hardness the water.

ETNA LAVA

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Etna lava is the result of a mixture of different lavas, a splash of lava colors that highlighted the power of nature through its volcanic formation. Etna rock is multicolored from deep red to purple, violet, yellow, orange, black and bluish. Etna Stone evokes ancient rock formations with its complex colors, textures, highly details, and irregular forms.

A classical Iwagumi or wildstyle scape can be made to perfection with Etna Stone.

 

The layout naturality can be enhance by the use of Etna sand or El Dorado sand.

Available in Mix size.

*This rock does not hardness the water.

 

WILD RED LAVA

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Selected reddish earthy lava stone with unique forms, full of fissures and high roughness. This stone charms with its colours that creates an excellent contrast with plants. Its highly porous texture brings a perfect support for mosses and ephyphitic plants. Woods also come outstandingly combine with Wild Red Lava. As it is an inert stone that do not harden the water, it is ideal for aquariums with sensitive animals and plants.

​Available in Mix sizes

*This rock does not hardness the water.

 
 

MILLENNIUM

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Unbeatable rocks with extraordinary beauty and detail. Its singular forms and exceptional textures are the result of inclement weather in the top mountain: water, snow, wind… over the millenniums. A stone crafted by the forces of nature and the pass of time, a stone from the ancient world. It is a very rare stone widely sought.

 

Available in Small, Mix and Large sizes.

*This is a highly sought after and extremely rare stone, supply is limited.

*This rock may raise pH and hardness slightly.

*Standard regular water changes are enough to keep the hardness under control.

 

JADE

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A unique green hue colour stone that brings the greens into the hardscape to create unique fresh impression and a completely new look to the aquascape. Its singular colour and shape are ideal for iwagumi style.  The number of green shades and texture of Jade stone are deeply enhanced underwater. The stone can be crafted easily, you can break it easily to create small stone details and landslides.
 

Available in Mix sixes.

 

*This is a highly sought after and extremely rare stone, supply is limited.

*This rock does not hardness the water.

 

DARWIN BLACK LAVA

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Jet-black lava stone full of crevices and high texture. This stone captivates with its striking black colour that offers excellent plants contrast. Its highly porous texture brings perfect support for mosses and ephyphitic plants. Woods also come outstandingly into one's own in with Darwin Black Lava stone. As it is an inert stone that do not harden the water, it is ideal for aquariums with sensitive animals and plants.

Available in Small, Mix and Big sizes.

*This rock does not hardness the water.

 
 

DARWIN BLACK LAVA (FOTO)

Deep black lava stone full of crevices. It captivates with its striking black colour that offers an excellent contrast for green plants. Its highly porous texture brings a perfect support for mosses and ephyphitic plants. Woods also come outstandingly into one's own in front of the Darwin Black Lava stone. As it is an inert stone that do not harden the water, it is ideal for aquariums with sensitive animals and plants.

*This rock does not hardness the water.

FOSSIL WOOD

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A fossilized wood, a process that took thousands of years to transform a wood piece into a rock. An ideal stone to recreate ancestral sceneries. It is a beautiful stone with a remarkable golden-ochre hue. The different heights and thicknesses allow creating easy paths and complex rocks formations.

 

Available in Mix selection.

 

*This rock is inert and will not affect the water chemistry of your aquarium.

GREY FOSSIL WOOD

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Fossilized Wood with a remarkable metallic grey colour tone. Its unique monolithic forms make it an ideal stone to stand up high with its sophisticated rounded shapes.  You can create astonishing layouts with a great sense of depth and high impact.

 

Available in Mix selection.

 

*This rock may raise pH and hardness slightly.

*Standard regular water changes are enough to keep the hardness under control.

 

RYUOH

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A top seller stone that becomes very popular after the Iwagumi creations done by Takashi Amano, Nature Aquarium Master. Commonly known as Ryuoh or Seiryu stones. The hardscape bestseller stands out for its rich texture, grey-bluish colour tone and its ability to create powerful chiaroscuros on the scenery. You can easily create big rock formations by putting several pieces together.   

Available in Small, Mix and Large sizes.

*This rock may raise pH and hardness slightly.

*Standard regular water changes are enough to keep the hardness under control.

 

BLACK RYUOH

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The best assets of the popular ryouh stone with the added value of its unique darker black-blueish hue with high contrast white veins that resemble a marble stone. Black ryuoh has high visual impact with magnificent versatility making an ideal stone for any scenery design.

 

Available in Mix sizes.

 

*This rock may raise pH and hardness slightly.

*Standard regular water changes are enough to keep the hardness under control.

 

HULK DRAGON

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Distinctive dragon stone with greenish colors.

Available in Mix sizes.

 

DRAGON

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Distinctive Stone with a strong visual impact with earthy tones. Stands out for their unique texture resembling dragon scales. Dragon stones are ideal to create impressive rocky formations. It is a relatively soft stone thanks to its clay-soil origin, allowing moulding it and crafting it at your will. You can break some pieces to create small details and landslides in your compositions.

 

Available in Small, Mix and Large sizes.

 

*This rock is inert and will not affect the water chemistry of your aquarium.

HELLBOY DRAGON

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Distinctive dragon stone with reddish colors.

Available in Mix sizes.

 
 

DARK KNIGHT DRAGON

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Distinctive dragon stone with dark and violaceus colors.

Available in Mix sizes.