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Treatment before use

Bonsai driftwood contains tannic acid, a natural compound occuring that stains water yellow or brown-tannins are responsible for creating “blackwater” habitats like the Amazon River. To prevent tannins from affecting your water chemistry, boil the bonsai driftwood or soak it for a peroid of 1 week before adding it to the tank. Boiling and soaking driftwood will help facilitate the release of the tannins, thus decreasing the chance that the bonsai driftwood will cause a pH drop in your tank.

 

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