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I found a piece of driftwood on a trip I made to a state park here in Florida... it was under an Australian Pine, so I assumed that is what it is.

I have boiled it for some hours now... 10-15 hrs and got it to sink... then I took it out of the tank and sat it on the sun... I heard that getting it wet and then letting the sun dry it was good.... now after being dried by the sun it floats again....

I notice the driftwood is bubbling, as if it was "sucking" water... is this a sign that I should not be using this piece of wood on my tank?

Here is a pic of the driftwood when sinking:
http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forum/album_page.php?pic_id=265
 

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I gues I did not understand the principle... I thought boiling it would make the wood more dense rather than just fill it with water that would evaporate.

I had to take it out of the tank to change my substrate... I gues I'll start the boiling again...
 

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I think it is australian pine... which is actually not a pine tree
 
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