Aquarium & Pets · Problems & Issues

Do Driftwood Tannins Hurt Fish in my Fish Tank?

Topic: I bought a piece of driftwood from my local pet store and want to put it into my fish aquarium. The employee told me that adding the wood might effect my water parameters or hurt certain fish species in my aquarium. He didn’t have specifics but only warned me of the fact. Can someone… Continue reading Do Driftwood Tannins Hurt Fish in my Fish Tank?

Aquarium & Pets · Problems & Issues

My Driftwood Only Floats? How to Sink It…

Topic: I have a 55 gal fish aquarium and I found a nice piece of driftwood by the river near my house. I rinsed the piece off and put it in my tank but the driftwood floats and I need to get it to sink to the bottom. It’s used as a decoration and only… Continue reading My Driftwood Only Floats? How to Sink It…

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Aquarium Driftwood Beginners Guide – Setting Up, Cleaning, & Hazards to Watch Out For

There is nothing like real wood aquarium driftwood to make any aquarium look more natural and beautiful. In most natural aquatic habitats, fallen trees, roots, logs, and other chunks of wood are all part of the natural environment. Fish and other aquatic life use these woody debris for places to hide and find food, and… Continue reading Aquarium Driftwood Beginners Guide – Setting Up, Cleaning, & Hazards to Watch Out For