Originally Posted by foster53
Never used Mopani wood before and wondering if it leaches tannins like other driftwood? Very interesting shapes, but don't want tea colored water.
Oh man does this wood leach. I soaked mine for. 3 weeks and added it and it still turned the water a dark tea. Boil or soak for a while and it's fine. Tannins are harmless. But you can add some carbon it purigen to remove it from the water