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Drift Wood

Posted By: Nancy <naboden@aol.com>
Date: Saturday, 12 April 2003, at 12:46 p.m.

Hi Guys,
It's been a long time. I still see a few familiar names here. For those of you who know me, I'm now living in New Orleans. For those of you who don't...it's a long story. :-) But you may have seen pictures of some of my loaches on this site. Now to my question. I seem to have somehow gotten something in my 125 tank that is killing all the fish. I'm guessing a bacterial infection, but I'm not sure. I have removed the remaining 5 clowns, and they are in a hospital tank. I have removed everything that I can and bleached them, but I don't want to bleach the drift wood. Any suggestions on how to sterilize the wood? Is boiling my best bet? I'm also trying to decide whether to drain the entire tank and figure out some way to clean the gravel, or just do a partial change and hope I've gotten rid of whatever the problem is. Any sugges