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Bennlfer
08-20-2009, 05:46 AM
Are they all the same? Nutrition wise. Are some better than others?

dancethenparty
08-20-2009, 06:12 AM
Are they all the same? Nutrition wise. Are some better than others?
i think some are poisenous to fish. get a second thought on that.

Crispy
08-20-2009, 06:25 AM
Check out this thread with some great driftwood articles... tells about all kinds of different aquarium driftwoods.

http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aquariumforum/showthread.php?t=38834&highlight=driftwood+article

pinchyboy
08-21-2009, 03:44 PM
i think if you boil them they all become the same which is harmless to the fish

Northernguy
08-21-2009, 04:56 PM
i think if you boil them they all become the same which is harmless to the fish
You do want to avoid certain types of wood.
Up here the driftwood I find is usually hardwood.The pine,spruce and cedar peices are usually really soft,light in weight and fall apart when you handle them.The hardwood is very dense ,heavy and hard to break.
Any kind of coniferous pine tree will contain saps and resins which are no good for fish.

Algenco
08-21-2009, 05:54 PM
Like Northerguy said, avoid conifers in most cases.
You want hardwoods, softer types will be destroyed by the pleco in a hurry!!