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Need to know which woods can be used as driftwood

Discussion in 'Planted Chit Chat' started by Aniket, May 20, 2019.

  1. Aniket

    Aniket Fish Crazy

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    I want to make driftwood. I heard neem and few woods are not good to use as driftwood.so i wanted to know trees which can we use as driftwood
     
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    Avoid any plant/ tree that has white sap or is known to be poisonous.

    Deciduous tree (ones that drop leaves in autumn) are fine and so are Eucalypts.

    Most trees are fine, just let the wood dry for a few months and then soak it in a bucket of water. Once the wood has become water logged and sinks, add a couple of shrimp or cheap fish and see if they live. If they die then the wood is not suitable.
     

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