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My betta tank where there is a piece of driftwood that sticks up above the water seems to have an issue with a possible mold or fungus. It has even spread on top of the duckweed and frogbit and on the part of the wood that sticks out of the water. It like a white light dusting but only on the parts that stick out of the water. I have tried putting melafix/pimafix in but it doesn't seem to really solve it.

I am wondering if at this point I should just toss the plants and start over. If I did is there a way to "sanitize" the wood, it is a nice piece I would like to save.
 

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I was thinking boil. How long would I have to do so? Does it risk ruining the wood? I have never kept driftwood in my tanks before :p
 

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I was thinking boil. How long would I have to do so? Does it risk ruining the wood? I have never kept driftwood in my tanks before :p
I would say 5-10 minutes should be long enough to kill the mold.

Boiling wood will not ruin it. Many people do this, and some even put it into the dishwasher :)
 
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