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Stoke88 09-17-2012 10:40 AM

Driftwood from the ocean.
 
I found a nice piece of wood from the ocean and was wondering if after its been rinsed and soaked in freshwater, would it be ok for a freshwater aquarium?

Byron 09-18-2012 11:35 AM

One problem is the salt the wood has taken up. Soaking and boiling might not rid the wood of all of it, and freshwater fish can be affected. I personally would not use it.

Byron.

Stoke88 09-18-2012 03:40 PM

Thanks for the info.


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