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umm i was thinkin of getting some wood from the creek.. is it safe?
can i get a bark off a tree and use it in my tank?
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i got a small piece of wood out of a creek once and didnt have any problems with it. just make sure its hardwood and not soft wood like pine. i would also boil it to kill any bacteria or organisms. i think tree bark would just float...why would you want it in your tank anyway?
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i want the wood for decoration??? isnt all wood the same.... btw i want a pretty big piece prolly 30cm is that ok?
thanks for replyin ^^
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no, all wood is not the same. there are hardwoods like oak, and soft woods like pine. the soft woods will rot a lot faster than hardwoods. i know you want the WOOD as a decoration, i was wondering why you would want tree bark in your tank?
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