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Re: driftwood

Bailin Shaw asked:

"In this case, has anyone ever used oak that has been boiled and 
allowed to sink.  Would this affect the chemistry of the tank aside 
from the tannins that are leeched into the tank.  Any toxins?  Any 
suggestions would be appreciated."

I have oak driftwood in a 30 and a 40 gal tank. I soaked it for 2 
months, changing the water periodically. By then there was no 
appreciable leaching of tannins. I've had no problems with it in the 

Cathy Hartland