Can you save tannin water?

Blueberrybetta

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I bought a piece of driftwood that I'm boiling and I was curious if it would be safe to pour the water into Mason jars and store them in my fridge for when I need them during water changes. Would it be safe for them to stay in there for a while?

Should I store it in the fridge or room ?
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You can save tannin water. I would keep it at room temperature as opposed to the fridge.
 

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I agree with Crispii. But ill add to leave out of the light wherever you end up leaving it
 

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There will be no real reason to save tannin stained water if the DW used is either Mopani, Malaysian or Azalea (Spider wood) The most common types sold at fish stores.
The noted woods will leach tannin into the water eternally. Boiling DW initially helps diminish tannins, but won't eliminate it.
It doesn't take water long to darken up after a WC when most types of DW is present.
 

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