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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-08-2009, 01:37 PM Thread Starter
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Manzanita wood from manzanita.com

I have been trying to find some pieces of manzanita wood for my tank, but it havnet had much luck. I ran across manzanita.com and noticed that they sold manzanita for a pretty good price. Has anyone had experience from buying wood from this site? Would you reccommend buying from them or not?
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post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-08-2009, 01:45 PM
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Yes, great place to buy.

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yep, I have bought from them. Good stuff.

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Re they branchy? How many of them would you get if you order the $25 package?

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Re they branchy? How many of them would you get if you order the $25 package?
It says that there are 12 - 18 pieces of wood that are up to 12" long on the website for the 25$ package.

I am not sure if the pieces are branchy, but those are the ones that I'd actually like to get.
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Yeah, me too and that is a lot of branches for $25. Do you know how much they charge for shipping?

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Yeah, me too and that is a lot of branches for $25. Do you know how much they charge for shipping?
last when I checked they charged 11-12 dollars to ship it to me. I think it depends on where you live for how much shipping costs. You can just email them to check how much of will cost for you.
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hmm, sounds cool

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hmm, sounds cool
Yeah the wood seems like it is pretty cheap and most people seem to have had good experiences with ordering from this site.
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I recently just bought and received my shipment from them. It is way better to call them and talk on the phone then to do an order through an email. Basically you can just tell them the size tank you have, which package you want, and what are you looking for. I did the second package which is 1-2 ft pieces. I told them what my idea was for the tank and that I wanted alot of branching pieces and pieces with alot of character.

I was not dissappointed with the pieces I got. I ended up using only 4 of the 12 pieces I got. Wish I had a bigger tank.

Most pieces I got were 1.5-2 feet long so unless you are looking for long pieces I would do the order for the nano tank.

But very good service, got exactly what i wanted.
Shippign from Cali to MN was 14 dollars so the total for what I got was 49+tax

You do have to soak the wood for some time. I soaked mine for 2 weeks til they sank, put them in my tank and they are still trying to leech andn one of the branchy pieces has greyish bubbles at every twist.
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I recently just bought and received my shipment from them. It is way better to call them and talk on the phone then to do an order through an email. Basically you can just tell them the size tank you have, which package you want, and what are you looking for. I did the second package which is 1-2 ft pieces. I told them what my idea was for the tank and that I wanted alot of branching pieces and pieces with alot of character.

I was not dissappointed with the pieces I got. I ended up using only 4 of the 12 pieces I got. Wish I had a bigger tank.

Most pieces I got were 1.5-2 feet long so unless you are looking for long pieces I would do the order for the nano tank.

But very good service, got exactly what i wanted.
Shippign from Cali to MN was 14 dollars so the total for what I got was 49+tax

You do have to soak the wood for some time. I soaked mine for 2 weeks til they sank, put them in my tank and they are still trying to leech andn one of the branchy pieces has greyish bubbles at every twist.
Great review, thanks for the detailed write-up.

I bought $200 worth and only ended up using 1/3 of the wood! I'm in northern California and shipping for all that only cost $35 or so...think 5 big boxes.
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What is the website for the driftwood!!!
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What is the website for the driftwood!!!
Read the title of the thread.
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Great review, thanks for the detailed write-up.

I bought $200 worth and only ended up using 1/3 of the wood! I'm in northern California and shipping for all that only cost $35 or so...think 5 big boxes.

You know you could have gathered your own on the weekend since your in Cali right? would have been a nice weekend activity for ya wher you could hand pick your pieces.

What size tank did you put them in?
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