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Old 02-20-2018, 07:35 PM   #1
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Driftwood soaked in prime

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I had a shipment come in with some Malaysian driftwood, a liter of Prime, and some other things. The Prime leaked out all of it's contents, but the box wasn't that wet. My guess is it slowly leaked out and the driftwood soaked it up.

Should I still use the driftwood?
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Can you soak the wood?
I would think the wood is safe but would soak it if possible.
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I filled a bucket and dropped the driftwood in to soak and boy did it stink!
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Can you soak the wood?
I would think the wood is safe but would soak it if possible.

That's what I was thinking. I may have to let it soak for a few weeks and try boiling it too, but I wasn't sure if it would still be safe for the fish and my pleco.
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I would change the water a bit more frequently during the soaking process. Any residual Prime will interact with chlorine in the tap water.
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