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Substrate for petrified wood?

Hi guys. I just picked up this rock which was pointed out to me was Petrified wood. I was hoping to get some input on what kind of substrate would look best?




this does look nice:



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I use a yellow/brown/tan sand to complement the yellow/brown hues that are typically in petrified wood. The sand at my local Home Depot does the trick. I use a medium grade all purpose or paver sand and wash out all the small particles.

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oooh... very nice, that is some cool petrified wood
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I used Carribsea "peace river" and regular playsand. I ordered ADA AS Malaya for it but its been on backorder since early March and I ran out of time.

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This is a setup I did several years ago with all petrified wood. You can get an idea of what it would look like with pfs and eco-complete.

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^ that is awesome ...


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