Tonga Kaelini live rock is beautiful rock. It is harvested right
around the coral reefs themselves. Therefore Tonga Kaelini is
made from the corals that were broken in storms, that have fallen
and were encrusted with coraline algae over time. Stunningly
beautiful! Tonga Kaelini live rock consists of ancient
encrusted coral heads. The advantages of using Tonga Kaelini Live Rock is the incredible diversity of coloration,
and unique shapes. It is also lighter than Fiji Rock
so you need to purchase less rock. For Tonga Kaelini Aquarium
Live Rock we recommend 1-1/2 pounds per gallon where Fiji live rock
would require 2 pounds per gallon to look the same. For aquascaping,
it is acceptable to alter the shapes and sizes of the rock with
a hammer and chisel. This will not damage the integrity of the
rock, nor it's inhabitants. Please, just make sure you wear safety
glasses. Tonga Kaelini live rock will color up with
more unique colors than Fiji rock. You will see purple, pink,
red, yellow, and green coralline algae.
your reef tank, it is acceptable to combine a few different islands
may also alter the sizes and shape of your live rock with a hammer
and chisel. This will not damage the integrity of the rock, nor
it's inhabitants. Please be careful to wear eye protection if
you are chiseling live rock.
You pay only
for the weight of the live rock, not the weight of the packaging.
some other online dealers, Aquarium Creations Online does not count
the box and all packaging materials as part of the live rock
weight ordered. All orders are handpicked , then hand packaged,
first wrapped in plastic and paper for cushioning, then we pack
all orders in a styrofoam container and styro foamies for extra
is easy to maintain in either a reef or fish only aquarium, and
makes an excellent addition for both the beginner or experienced
aquarist. Tonga Kaelini requires moderate lighting and moderate water movement,
along with the addition of calcium, strontium, iodine, and trace
Adding Live Rock to a tank who already has fish or coral in it
our live rock has been treated ,cleaned, and pre-cured, it is
imperative to do a final cure of any live rock
from any supplier, upon receipt, before it is placed in the display
aquarium that contains fish, coral, or inverts.
Recommended amount of Tonga Kaelini Live Rock
For Tonga Kaelini Live Rock We typically recommend 1 lb. of live rock per gallon, depending on the look you're trying to achieve.