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Taking Your Home Aquarium to the Next Level

Published: November 1, 2019 7:03am 42 Views

Taking Your Home Aquarium to the Next Level

Whether you’re brand new to the world of aquariums or a seasoned fish or reptile enthusiast, there’s no shortage of clever ways customize your aquarium or terrarium.  Here at Universal Rocks we’re proud to offer one of the world’s most diverse collections of realistic ro...

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Luxurious Rock Hot Tubs

Published: September 15, 2019 9:14am 124 Views

Luxurious Rock Hot Tubs

Few things can transform an ordinary backyard into a tropical oasis in quite the same way that a hot tub can.  For those seeking something a bit more than the conventional, Universal Rocks offers a full line of rock hot tubs designed with our world-famous lightweight artificial rocks.  We...

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4 Reasons to Add a Custom Water Feature to Your Backyard

Published: July 17, 2019 10:53pm 384 Views

4 Reasons to Add a Custom Water Feature to Your Backyard

Whether you’re looking at how to build a small waterfall with rocks or go bigger with a rock wall to your pool, you may already know the aesthetic purpose they serve. But just as important, they are universal and easy to maintain. Here are just 3 of the many reasons to entice you to add a wate...

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Transforming Your Pool with Artificial Edge Rocks

Published: April 9, 2019 3:51pm 629 Views

Transforming Your Pool with Artificial Edge Rocks

If you’ve been wanting to give your backyard swimming pool a new look but aren’t sure which direction to go, adding lightweight, realistic faux edge rocks is definitely something worth considering. Unlike natural stone which can require heavy equipment and a great deal of effort, lightwe...

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Why Do Kids Love Aquariums So Much?

Published: March 21, 2019 1:05pm 587 Views

Why Do Kids Love Aquariums So Much?

Home aquariums are a wonderful addition to any family. When your children need a sense of enrichment or joy in their lives, consider installing an aquarium to benefit their home experience. There are several reasons why kids love home aquariums. #1: Aquariums Satisfy Children’s Natural...

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Running Water

Published: February 9, 2019 12:38pm 601 Views

The Therapeutic Benefits of Running Water

The sound of running water has a calming effect on our minds and bodies – it’s no wonder that so many people opt for water fixtures and sounds in their homes. Flowing water can provide numerous health benefits for spiritual and mental wellness. The Psychology of Running Water M...

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The Surprising Benefits of Keeping Fish as Pets

Published: November 24, 2018 6:27pm 668 Views

The Surprising Benefits of Keeping Fish as Pets

Getting a pet fish could benefit your home, health, and happiness. Studies over the last few decades have consistently concluded that keeping an aquarium is therapeutic for owners. From lowering blood pressure to abating Alzheimer’s symptoms, keeping fish as pets can have many positive impacts...

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Installing a Large Commercial Reptile Zoo

Published: September 7, 2018 6:07pm 1143 Views

Installing a Large Commercial Reptile Zoo

It’s understandable that the majority of those who use our faux rocks in their reptile aquariums range in size from very small to very large.  What many don’t know about Universal Rocks is that we have the resources, the expertise and the insight to handle the design and installatio...

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Transform Your Pool for Fourth of July Parties

Published: June 1, 2018 4:16pm 954 Views

Transform Your Pool for Fourth of July Parties

Few holiday weekends are as important to pool owners as the 4th of July, and understandably many want to make sure that their backyard oasis is as stunning and unique as possible.  For those who aren’t keen on the idea of having massive boulders hauled into their backyard, adding lightwei...

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Creating the Perfect 3D Rock Wall Background

Published: October 27, 2017 8:38pm 2574 Views

Creating the Perfect 3D Rock Wall Background

There was a time when cutting-edge aquarium backgrounds were limited to cheap plastic molds that cracked, faded, and requited ongoing replacement.  Fortunately for those who love their fish, reptiles and snakes, the possibilities today are all but endless.  Here at Universal Rocks, we util...

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Ideas to Customize Your Pool for Labor Day Parties

Published: August 11, 2017 7:35pm 2158 Views

Ideas to Customize Your Pool for Labor Day Parties

If you’re a pool owner who’s planning on hosting this year’s Labor Day party, you want the setting to be absolutely perfect. For those accustomed to doing this year after year, you might also be thinking that it’s time to give your pool area a totally new look.  As fello...

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Large Garden Hot Tub

Published: August 10, 2016 11:20pm 2323 Views

Large Garden Hot Tub

Your Hot Tub / Spool has these major components: Comes as a complete kit for onsite hook up ready for equipment installer to set up to your gas & electricity line. 8 x Jets (Extra Jets available @ $70 each installed) Gas Heater Pump Filter Air Remote control Skimmer Blowe...

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Transforming a Basic In-ground Pool Into a Backyard Oasis

Published: August 9, 2016 7:59pm 2044 Views

Transforming a Basic In-ground Pool Into a Backyard Oasis

Whether you've just moved into a home with an in-ground pool or recently had one installed, making it truly your own is something that many homeowners struggle with.  Understandably, many end up adding elements such as diving boards or even a slide.  And while these are both fun, they...

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Installing a Pool Grotto or Waterfall

Published: May 19, 2015 9:13pm 3728 Views

Installing a Pool Grotto or Waterfall

For many years the allure of having a personal grotto has captured the imagination of pool owners from every corner of the globe.  They're rare and impressive and arguably one of the most distinct ways to make your in-ground pool stand out from all others on the block.  They're also big, a...

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Transforming Your Pool with Artificial Rocks & Water Features

Published: May 9, 2015 11:36am 8766 Views

Transforming Your Pool with Artificial Rocks & Water Features

Anyone who owns a pool will be the first to tell you what a joy they are during the summer months.  On the same note, they're also a lot of work.  Over time the excitement you once had for your in-ground pool can fade, and this commonly leads to pools that end up looking boring and outdate...

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Customizing Your Aquarium with Holey Rock

Published: March 2, 2015 10:59am 4101 Views

Customizing Your Aquarium with Holey Rock

​​As a growing number of aquarium enthusiasts are discovering every day, holey rock is a wonderful way to improve the beauty and natural living conditions of your tank.  In addition to giving your aquarium a more distinct and exotic look, Holey rock also...

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Custom Rock Hot Tubs

Published: February 13, 2015 2:07pm 8313 Views

Custom Rock Hot Tubs

You've seen them on television and movies, and who among us hasn't done a little dreaming about what it would be like to own an ultra-luxurious rock hot tub.  Thanks to Universal Rocks innovative process of creating stunning, highly realistic-looking lightweight rocks, we're making...

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The Advantages of Decorating with Realistic Artificial Rocks

Published: January 28, 2015 1:48pm 4320 Views

The Advantages of Decorating with Realistic Artificial Rocks

From backyard makeovers and pool waterfalls, to aquascaping and customizing aquariums, there is virtually no limit to how rocks and other natural features can be used to improve the look of your home and property.  Of course, this comes with a caveat; rocks are heavy, a little messy, and can be...

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Adding Custom 3D Stone Backgrounds to Aquariums and Fish Tanks

Published: January 12, 2015 3:51pm 23840 Views

Adding Custom 3D Stone Backgrounds to Aquariums and Fish Tanks

Regardless of whether you're an experienced aquarium enthusiast or brand new to reptiles and fish, it's safe to assume that you want to create an enclosure environment that is both visually appealing and as comfortable as possible for your pets.  As many fish and reptile owners will agr...

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Description of Material Options

Published: May 14, 2013 12:00am 12390 Views

Description of Material Options

An in-depth description of our material options: “AQUA” – Short for “aquarium”, is designed for use in wet aquariums and any large tanks with center bracing. Backgrounds made from this material are very durable and very flexible. Decoration rocks made in “...

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We invite you to discover why Universal Rocks is trusted by industry experts, celebrities and renowned landscape architects everywhere. Browse our full line of faux rocks products, or explore our vast collection of custom aquarium backgrounds and other popular artificial rock decorations.

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