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Re: Where can I get rocks?
> Lately, I have been frustrated with the lack of rock
> available in the Houston area.
The coastal plains are pretty baron rock wise... I'm part of that
same plain, and the only rocks I can find are calcium rich. :/ Even
a bit north in the hill country, its all limestone.
>Rock shops (a.k.a Gem and Mineral shops) usually carry some types of
>rocks that are suitable for aquarium use. They also carry a lot of
>exotic stones that may not be completely safe. If you buy from them you
>should probably tell the sales person what you want to use it for and
>see if he or she has any cautions to give you. Ask specifically if the
>rock is soluble or contains any carbonate minerals.
Watch for copper also.