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Driftwood tannins

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Probably a simple question and has been answered before but I'm currently soaking 3 large pieces of driftwood and curious as to whether the water really needs to be changed so often. I'm emptying the dark water and refilling every 3 days. So will the water only hold a certain amount of tannins or is it ok to leave it a week or two? If it speeds up the process then I'm not too bothered as I'm in no rush otherwise Id work out a boiling strategy.

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So I've soaked these 3 pieces for 3 weeks changing the water in the container every 3 days, stuck them in the bath tub in hot water then let soak for 48 hours and then filled with hot water again 24 hours ago. Definitely haven't released as much tannins as in the first soak. Setting up my 6ft this weekend and adding these pieces so hopefully shouldn't be too bad. Don't mind a bit of discoloration, just dont want it being like tea after a week haha

After last 24hr soak

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Tank i'm setting up at the moment

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