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  1. #1

    Default So only driftwood can be used in a tank?

    0 Not allowed!
    I have had a part of a branch for years and years now (I think about 7 years now). Dont ask me why, I just have kept it I have even moved 4 times always bringing it. Its about 18" long. It has no bark and is very smooth wood. It has some knicks in it where it looks like someone tried to cut into it but the wood is so hard it extremely difficuilt to. (It was sawed off the tree who knows how long before I found it and you can see the saw had a hard time cutting the wood from the markings.) I have just been using it as decoration in my house (never been in contact with any dusting spray though) And I feel like it would look perfect in my tank. But I am unsure if that is acceptable. I know if it was ok to use I would have to make sure nothing is living in it and steralize it and make it water logged. Does this wood sound good? Or should I just keep it as decoration in my home?

  2. #2


    0 Not allowed!
    I would think you can use it as long as it has not been varnished or cleaned with sprays.

  3. #3


    0 Not allowed!
    sweet. Ya its just a plain untreated peice of wood. And I have never cleaned it with anything, just used a cloth to dust it once in a while. I will start preparing it for tankdom. Looks like I havent been carrying this branch around for nothing haha

  4. #4


    0 Not allowed!
    Depends on what was on that cloth. If it was soap, furniture polish, etc, then no. If you're sure nothing like that has been used, then it should be fine.

  5. #5


    0 Not allowed!
    If you want to use it, Id give it a good power washing to be sure.
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