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    Ok I'll go check the wood with my fingernail now, can u check wood with vinegar too? Or is it more the fingernail thing? Also how long do I need to soak it? Some people say just boil it for a few hours then soak, some say soak for 3-7days and other 2-4weeks!

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    One piece is totally fine(my fav piece) the other is a bit soft so will not use that one. Don't wanna hurt the tank at all or have it rot or anything.

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    So got me a new bit of wood, so now have 2 again. Both long pieces. Neither soft wood, they have been soaking for 3-4 days, finally can take off one rock on each but the other two rocks have had to stay on each piece. Just wondering if there is anyway to speed up this process? Also was wondering about a dwarf gourami(1) in my tank as my centre piece fish. Would that be ok? So I'd have my golden bristle nose pleco, dwarf and undecided on platties or neon tetras... Thinking plattys ...

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    Also bf created a "walking stick" slash "hook" for cleaning the bottom and getting out decorations and tall plants for cleaning etc. Pretty creative if u ask me. Reaches all the way to the bottom :)

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    I know this is totally against what you have going but this tank would make a perfect seahorse tank.. Ive thought of doing one in a hex tank but just dont have the hex. Cool looking tank. It really makes a statement in a room.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl 
    Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz 
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    Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer Nice to see you around again. enjoy the pie - fishmommie Thanks! :) I try! - Compass 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    this tank would make a perfect seahorse tank...
    I love this idea!
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    Aren't sea horses marine? Oh wow I'd love that but I think I'm not ready for a marine tank.... As much as I'd love one! Thank u! Also going to try and upload the pics of the wood.


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    Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl 
    Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz 
    Bottoms up! (even though you don't drink, lol) - Slaphppy7 We miss you... - Compass thank you for the filter! - RiversGirl for the fun game! - SeaLady Thank you very very much!! - Compass 
    Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer Nice to see you around again. enjoy the pie - fishmommie Thanks! :) I try! - Compass 

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    The pictures showed fine. That wood will look good in your tank.

    Don't be afraid of marine tanks. I've done a bit of research into them and they are no more difficult than freshwater tanks. It is a different set of knowledge and you would have learn how to properly set up and maintain one but once that information is gathered it is no more difficult.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    Quote Originally Posted by EvieBee View Post
    Just wondering if there is anyway to speed up this process? ...
    If you boil wood, then let it remain in the water as the water cools, its pores will be open wide and absorb more water. Thus it gets water-logged quicker.

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