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Re: [APD] driftwood
Intuition told me the same thing... but intuition is sometimes wrong.
Besides, I've thrown alot of stuff from the woods into various tanks
with no problems. So my present thinking is that alot of it is just
paranoia. It would be nice to have some facts or somebody's experience
to go by. Has anyone ever tried cedar? If so, how did it work out?
Vaughn Hopkins wrote:
> Intuition tells me that a wood that kills moths and fungus just might
> also kill fish. Cedar, Juniper, Redwood, come to mind. But, I also
> know that some tropical hardwoods are poisonous even to humans. I
> resisted adding any wood to my tank for that reason, but what I finally
> did add, from the LFS, hasn't caused any problems.
> Vaughn H.
> On Wednesday, February 22, 2006, at 09:50 AM, RMGTBTS at aol_com wrote:
>> i spoke with wilma duncan (google Wilma's Home on the Web) who does a
>> bit of
>> collecting and sells driftwood and inquired about using wood from
>> evergreens in an aquarium.
>> i quote " Do not use woods such as cedar and pine as they contain
>> which will leak into the water column and are poisonous."
>> i think this would apply to all conifers.
>> rich green
>> milton ma
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