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post #11 of (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 05:59 AM
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You could try letting it dry out, then sanding/sawing a bit of it (in an inconspicuous area, or where you plan on cutting it to fit in the tank, etc.), and see if you detect any sort of resin/pine/cedar smell. If it just smells vaguely woody, it's probably fine. if you smell pine/cedar, you may want to avoid using it, or soak it longer.
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