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I found this piece of Malaysian wood.

I picked it up for only $64.99 +tax! I thought it was a steal! Even the salesperson said it might be miss marked. One 1/2 it's size was $60.00! This thing weighs around 30-40 lbs (or so, it is HEAVY!). I placed a 16oz water bottle in the picture to give something to compare the size.

This is one side on it's "back"


This is the other side


I think I will set it in the tank like this maybe?


This is the "back" of it


Good deal?
 

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Nice find, it is a deal for petstores. i collect my own now, so i forgot how expensive it is.
 

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nice i dont think a wood could weight that much if it did i think it would crash your tank lol i imagine lifting a 20 pound is it already heavy
 

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nice i dont think a wood could weight that much if it did i think it would crash your tank lol i imagine lifting a 20 pound is it already heavy
I really don't know how much it weighs...I am only guessing. I will have my husband weigh it by standing on a bath-scale and holding it...all I know is it is a lot :biggrin: I can barely pick it up.

We are also going to drill holes into the back to reduce the weight...I will probably leave a few for fry and baby shrimp if I succeed in raising them, but I will stuff others with moss to fill them in. I can't wait to get started!
 

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I think you got hosed. If and when my LFS does carry Malaysian driftwood, it's typically much cheaper. Like 8.99 for a 10lb piece.
 

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ya i agree with the guy above me i have two peices they were one peice but the guy dropped it and they split in half he offered to sell them to me for 10$ each instead of the 20$ dw cap. they weigh 25lbs each. i do think you got alittle ripped off but its still a nice peice.
 
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