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Old 04-15-2012, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by tadpole View Post
Of all the existing rock, Sandstone is the quickest to erode, some varieties faster than others. It does make for great moss rock because of its porosity. Down here, we have to settle for lichen. Better than nothing, I guess.
You guy's will just have try the Arkansas stone. After 8 years it is still doing great in my first pond with really no signs of eroding. Unfortuantely our MO sandstone is junk like I said.

I just redid part of a pond that is 10 years old and was built with a lot of limestone that was turning to mush.

All the stone is just a regional thing! Our weathered limestone is junk and Wisconsin has some VERY dense limestone. I wish I had a yard and the money to buy and store a lot of stone from around the country do to some being cheaper and better than our native stone.
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