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Old 10-17-2011, 06:53 AM   #11
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I wouldnt use just any driftwood or branches you find. What you need is something that comes from a wetland or bog. Too many varieties of wood are not suitable because they are too soft and the water can make them rot and fall apart in just a few months. Wood from a wetland or bog (like mopani or something of that nature) would last. If you use something from the seashore, as mumma said, make sure you clean it well and also make sure there are no 'critters' living in it that could harm your tank.

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I think just about any hardwood is suitable. As long as it has been dried out (isn't green anymore). I also seem to remember reading somewhere never to use evergreen wood because of the sap.

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