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addition to tank? 1 year 1 month ago #406

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Make sure your driftwood is a hardwood. Softwood will break down a lot faster and turn a nice tank into a crappy tank. Your pet stores will have hardwood. When your checking the shore line just make sure its hardwood.
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addition to tank? 1 year 1 month ago #414

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i was maybe thinking trying ebay for a peice because all the fish stores around have really ugly pieces of wood.or ill try just diffrent places online.so is there a sealer on the wood?or hows it stay fresh
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addition to tank? 1 year 1 month ago #419

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No sealer. Most hardwoods are just dense enough to remain intact underwater. I'm sure over a long long period of time they can break down too (they are organic after all) but not fast enough or in an amount that will effect your water quality.
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addition to tank? 1 year 1 month ago #421

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Thers not a sealer that i know of. Hardwood just rots a ton slower than soft
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addition to tank? 1 year 1 month ago #423

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If you did find a soft you like you just have to make sure you keep up with water changes and take out before it got really bad. I also think most soft wood floats. Not sure on that
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addition to tank? 1 year 1 month ago #427

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i found a couple that interest me but they really dont have a opening in the middle that i like for my firemouth to make his home?and there very expensive
135 gallon(Red Oscar, female convict, gold severum )

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