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Black Lava

Black Lava

  • Very dark coluor
  • Does not harden the water
  • Relatively lightweight rocks
  • Porous structure - ideal for Ferns and Mosses
  • Perfect for Aquascaping
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Description

Black Lava is of volcanic origin, featuring a porous texture, making it very lightweight and versatile. Due to its comparably low weight, it is possible to create large structures with it.
For example it is possible to design a "Green Reef". Green Reefs are tall scapes covered in various epiphytes like ferns of the genus Microsorum or Bolbitis, Pogostemon helferi or different kinds of moss. Their roots will find a good foothold due to the porouse sctructure of the stone. Individual stones can still be moved or exchanged later on, making the layout modular.

Also a classical Iwagumi can be made from Black Lava since the very dark colors make for a good contrast to the grey color of the more commonly used kinds of stone. As an advantage Black Lava does not increase the hardness of the tank water.

Lava rock is often used in conjunction with roots. The individual stones can be covered with moss to form forest-inspired scapes.

How much stone do I need?

Dimension of the aquarium

If there is no additional information provided, we will always put together a balanced collection of different stone sizes.
If you have specific ideas about your layout, just contact us via email (info@aquasabi.de) before placing your order and tell us your ideas. Please attach a sketch or photo of an existing layout to your email so we can use it as a template. We will then put together the matching stones for your project and tell you the total weight, so that you can place your order via the webshop.

Further information can also be found in our Wiki (https://www.aquasabi.com/aquascaping-wiki_aquascaping_choose-your-hardscape-by-weight)

General information

Item no.
140.0005.01
EAN
Weight 1,00 kg
Shipping weight 1,00 kg

Customer reviews

This item has been rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
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Andrej U.
Very satisfied
6th October 2018

I was unsure how much do I need for 60l aquarium, so ordered 5kg, but it turned out that used just half of them.

Stones were packaged very carefully.

Kevin K.
Sehr schönes Lavagestein
4th June 2017

Ich habe mir diese Lava Steine für den Aufbau meines Kardinalgarnelen Becken gekauft. Anfangs war ich über die Auswahl etwas skeptisch aber nachdem ich die Steine in meinem... (read more)

Nick Z.
Nicht schlecht!
15th June 2017

Habe mir diese Sterine gekauft weil sie gut aussahen. 3 Steine kamen bei mir an. Super verpack, nichts ist kaputt gegangen. Habe sie einfach bewässert, d.h. (read more)

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