Re: NANFA-- Drift Wood
Sun, 4 Feb 2001 13:16:19 EST

I collect "drift wood" (it hasn't drifted in a long time its water logged)
out of the trout stream on my northern Mich. property. I always scrub it
well with a 3m type scouring pad under a running hose this removes the really
mucky loose stuff. I then let it dry for a day before putting it in my
tanks. I've never noticed any parasites or ill effects when putting it in
the tanks. Its a lot easier to start with wood that's already water-logged.
Most of the wood shows up after storm run off has scoured the stream. Its
mostly white cedar probably fell 100 years ago.

Bob Muller

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