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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #349

>Date: Sat, 27 Jun 1998 11:40:17 -0500
>From: August Eppler <augiee at bellsouth_net>
>Subject: Wood Question
>Is seasoned Cedar suitable for aquarium use? I've found a great seasoned
>Cedar stump. I say seasoned, because it's just the heart. Surface has a
>nice weathered gray patina. I always pressure wash my wood, then soak
>for a couple of weeks, changing the water about every other day, and
>then pressure wash again, before placing in my tank.

Do the fuzz test. Stick some in water for about a month. If it
does not go white and fuzzy, it is ok.

Richard J. Sexton
richard at aquaria_net
Bannockburn, Ontario, Canada                       +1 (613) 473 1719