Does anyone know where I can find some decent sized pieces of petrified wood?
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Old 12-03-2013, 12:35 AM   #1
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Does anyone know where I can find some decent sized pieces of petrified wood?


Basically, what I'm looking for are decent sized (~10" long or longer) pieces of unpolished/unfinished petrified wood. I don't even really know where to start, but I can guess that having 10lbs worth of stone shipped is probably more expensive than just buying it somewhere.
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Old 12-03-2013, 01:33 AM   #2
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Keep an eye on EBay... and if you want it to resemble actual wood, be prepared to start spending good money. You might want to post a wanted ad on Craigslist, or check with landscaping folks in your area.

What kind/appearance are you looking for?
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I have a piece just over a foot long that I bought off of eBay. Was planning to use it in one of my tanks, but never got around to it. Message me if interested and I'll send you a picture.
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I would contact your local gem and mineral society and also find out when the local rock shows are. That's how I've aquired much of my petrified wood, although some of it I aquired myself on club rock hounding jaunts.
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Old 03-06-2014, 06:54 PM   #5
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Tropical World Pets on Watson carries that. Pieces are quite big. Almost too big for my needs. I want to say $2.99 a pound.
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:10 PM   #6
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I think Aqua-World in Ellisville has it too… not sure of price though.
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