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Old 04-16-2009, 03:52 PM   #16
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I'd not worry too much about the power washer, the manzys are rather flexible actually. You can blast the lower parts and the trunks etc, certainly the larger pieces. I leave those stumps in the ground unless I can easily pull them out by hand.

There are lots and lots of those type of stumps all over the place along road sides, but it takes work to dig them out.

After about 1-2 weeks, the plecos, shrimp etc will pick off the grey color.

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Old 04-16-2009, 11:51 PM   #17
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They range from this cute litte guy who's destined for a 5.5 gallon moss tree scape, at about 8" tops

I so want this one or one like it. so pretty and would look good in my ADA Mini M

LMK if you decide to sell a few smaller ones like this.

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Old 04-17-2009, 12:28 AM   #18
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I'd not worry too much about the power washer, the manzys are rather flexible actually. You can blast the lower parts and the trunks etc, certainly the larger pieces. I leave those stumps in the ground unless I can easily pull them out by hand.

There are lots and lots of those type of stumps all over the place along road sides, but it takes work to dig them out.

After about 1-2 weeks, the plecos, shrimp etc will pick off the grey color.

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I got a new head for the powerwasher that has adjustable settings wich is perfect for the more delicate stuff. So hopefully these guys should all be cleaned up in a week or so.

As to getting stuff out of the ground, these little ones come out super easy, they almost pop out if you look at them the wrong way.
The larger stump was a bit more tricky, I took about an hour or two to dig it out by hand, but my dad says we may be able to pull them out roots and all with a tractor.
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Old 04-17-2009, 12:43 AM   #19
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Brush them with wire brush and then soak them for a few days in trash can.
Sell etc. Or keep.

Trim off the really fine branches and roots.

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then give them to me.

you're sitting on a gold mine there. Take advantage of it!
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Old 04-17-2009, 04:34 AM   #20
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I would definitely be interested in some as well. You could look at badcopnofishtank SNS thread for pricing. Ask less if you dont want to clean them.
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Dollface do you still got some of those nice small ones left? Like the one in the second picture or similar? I will soooo take it off your hands you don't need to do anything to it, I will clean it and trim it myself
Please let me know if you got something I could buy from you
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then give them to me.

you're sitting on a gold mine there. Take advantage of it!
Definitely. Hope to see these in the S&S soon
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Thanks for all the feedback guys, I hope to have these trees up for sale in about a week.

Quick question while I'm posting, would anyone be intrested in an a la carte type deal for selling regular old manzanita branches? Like, pick and individually numbered branch to mix and match your own packages?
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Thanks for all the feedback guys, I hope to have these trees up for sale in about a week.

Quick question while I'm posting, would anyone be intrested in an a la carte type deal for selling regular old manzanita branches? Like, pick and individually numbered branch to mix and match your own packages?
mix and match would e too much work and get waaay too confusing too fast
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My dad is on a never ending quest to clear manzanita off our land, so in the process of that, I pulled up about 40 of these small dead manzanita trees today. I thought you guys might like them.

Doing mix and match probably would get a little confusing. Maybe doing a good price for each one would be a better idea. But I wouldn't mind getting the first and third from the bottom right . I know the one in the second picture has been spoken for so I really wouldn't mind having one or both of the ones I mentioned. And maybe even the second from the bottom left. They just so perfect for my forest scape I want to do in my 14g that I'm getting Keep us posted when you will be ready to sell them. Can't wait
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oh no, the whole trees are going to be sold individually, I was thinking of doing mix/match for just regular branches.

that right most one on the bottom is the one from the second picture, btw, it's staying with me for a future 5.5 tree scape, you're free to the other one though.
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oh no, the whole trees are going to be sold individually, I was thinking of doing mix/match for just regular branches.

that right most one on the bottom is the one from the second picture, btw, it's staying with me for a future 5.5 tree scape, you're free to the other one though.
Ok cool. I'm up for that So the 3rd one from the bottom right is the one I could get from you? Let me know
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