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[APD] Treating Driftwood
The best method for treating driftwood IMO is to fill a tub with boiling
hot water until it covers the wood. Leave it until the water cools, repeat
once or twice to get most of the junk, parasites whatever off it and reduce
the tannins. Place it in a large tub of aquarium water with about 100 Amano
or green pond shrimp and leave for a week or 2. Change some water daily.
After a week or 2 the wood will come out of the tub clean and more or less
ready to go into the aquarium thanks to the shrimp. If it floats I usually
tie it to an unglazed clay brick or pot until it becomes waterlogged.
Ed in Japan
Fish....More than just sushi
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