Driftwood Fungus, How To Make It!!! Question

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by appcontrol, Jun 23, 2018.

  1. appcontrol

    appcontrol Well Known Member Member

    Hi i know that white stuff in driftwood will disappear on it's own but i want to know is there a way to make that white stuff intentionally out of tank. It looks like my panda corys and especially otocincluses love that white stuff so i wanted to know can i make it somehow and give them here and there as food?
  2. N

    Nj fish Valued Member Member

    Try and scrape it off then dry it and put in in a pepper grinder!
  3. OP

    appcontrol Well Known Member Member

    Collecting is not a problem. I want to know is there a system to male it.
  4. pRoy33

    pRoy33 Valued Member Member

    Mmm, if you have a lfs you know well you could offer to soak their driftwood for free. So you borrow new stuff from them, let it go through the process of growing white stuff and getting water logged, and then take it back to the store and swap it out for new stuff - letting them sell pre treated wood... The only drawback I can think of is that you'll get a ton of tannins!
  5. OP

    appcontrol Well Known Member Member

    Hmm good idea if they are open for that.
    Tanins aren't problem i would put it in smaller old tank i dont use.

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