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Old 10-24-2009, 12:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: Wood choice for the planted tank

Originally Posted by ghengis View Post
I don't think cypress would work, actually. It contains a natural turpentine essence, hence it's resitance to termite/white ant/borer attack.

I reckon it would leach into the tank and kill everything in sight...
Is this a similar reason to why cedar is considered unsuitable for aquariums?
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