Using yellow wood as a drift wood piece?

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  1. J’den

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    After seeing a thread regarding “making” your own drift wood and reading some of the very informative responses about not using pine or apricot etc I was wondering if anyone had any experience using yellow wood thanks
     
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    Roots or branches ... you read this https://www.tropicalaquarium.co.za/threads/how-to-make-your-own-driftwood.14231/#post-191484 ?

    True drift wood has been weathered by prolonged exposure to water and sun - and that mostly means nothing leaching into your tank and the wood should not just rot.

    Over the last couple of years we have seen a lot of grapevine used in tanks .. should be easy to find in Slaapstadt.

    How do you think you want to prepare the yellow wood?

    Later Ferdie
     
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    If the wood doesn't contain resin, and isn't too soft, it should be ok.

    Hardwood like mopani does make nice tank pieces
     

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