I picked out some apple wood to put in the tank:

  1. MikeS29 Member Member

    I have lots more to choose from, but just grabbed these. Honest opinions? I know I have a lot of work to do on my tank and on this wood, but I'm looking far ahead. I put a shoe there to show relative size.

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  2. Wendy Lubianetsky Well Known Member Member

    How big is your tank?
     

  3. MikeS29 Member Member

    25 gallons, 36" x 10" x 16" high
     
  4. CichlidSWAGA Well Known Member Member

    it could be a nice center piece after you sand it and clean it up
     

  5. MikeS29 Member Member

    I'm thinking about pressure washing it to strip off the bark and lichen, then soaking it in a bucket of water for a few weeks, changing the water every few days. I have to measure it up and make sure I can squeeze it through the openings on the top of my acrylic aquarium. I think some plants would dress it up a bit. Still waiting for the tank's initial cycle, so I'm not in a hurry.

    Thanks for the input.
     
  6. Wendy Lubianetsky Well Known Member Member

    :;hfI think it would look great after some work. I have also heard a couple people on this Forum say that they have used apple wood with great success.:;sharky
     
  7. MikeS29 Member Member

    I've really started to get bit by the "real wood in the tank" bug. Also, real plants. I think my new tank is going to need a makeover :;hug2