Bog Wood From Beach

PerryClem0842

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Hello,
I went to Hemsby yesterday and I was picking up stones and other pieces, and then I came across two pieces of spindly wood, one looked like red moor and the other one I'm not sure.

I was wondering, because I picked it up at the beach and it is fairly big (maybe 4 foot long) whether I would have to do anything special before it goes into my tank?
Also would the bark have to be stripped as well?
Thanks Perry.
 

DrRob

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Yes, strip the bark, it'll only rot.

If it's from the beach it's probably full of salt and will need soaking, and soaking, and soaking, and soaking. It may well not be worth bothering.
 

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The only time I've ever added anything from the beach (sandstone rock) my fish all died the next day, even though I soaked it overnight first. Not worth the risk.
 
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