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Old 10-27-2009, 01:53 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Default Re: Wood choice for the planted tank

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Originally Posted by dollface View Post
Do you have any specific data of the effects cypress and/or cedars on planted aquaria flora and/or fauna? I've seen and heard plenty of "It'll kill everything" but no specific reasons why.
I don't I am sorry, hence my using the phrase "I don't think"... All I have is 18yrs dealing with timber of different types and knowing the natural properties of cypress and cedar. It just seems logical to me that anything that can drive away termites or borers (particularly those found here in Australia), would be somewhat less than ideal in an aquarium environment.

Personal opinion...I would love to find out the truth of it, also...
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