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Discussion in 'Aquarium Equipment & Decor' started by Leslie, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Leslie

    Leslie Thread Starter New Member

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    ok, I need some help. As i forget everything so basicly I am starting from scrap. so here are my questions.
    1. How long do I need to bake my drift wood for?

    2. Do I need a heater? The room It is going in is giant and it doesnt get to cold ( I just dont know where it is right now)

    3. Will a betta jump out of the tank till I get a hood?
     
  2. MOD_Dawn

    MOD_Dawn Active Member

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    can't help ya on #1 as I never bake mine... I soak it and brush it with a old toothbrush set aside for fishy stuff.
    That or if it really looks horrid (like the brush algae outbreak) I'll do a bleach soak-rinse-prime soak-air dry-sniff test.

    #2 depends on the rooms temperature, stick a thermometer in the tank (preferably one with a probe) and see if your getting fluctation (love the tom temp alerts for this being you can push a button and see the highest-lowest temp the tank was).

    #3 doubt it if it's a fancy one with the long finnage and NOT a female. Simply don't fill the tank to the top (leave a 1&1/2-2" gap at the surface).
     
  3. Leslie

    Leslie Thread Starter New Member

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    the betta is a female. and i found my heaters.
     
  4. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    Is this found driftwood you want to bake ?
     
  5. MOD_Dawn

    MOD_Dawn Active Member

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    it ended up catching on fire (the driftwood)...see her post here--> baking driftwood, catches on fire.
     
  6. Leslie

    Leslie Thread Starter New Member

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    no, i bought it a while back, just now getting to use it. only one peice cought.