Bonsai Tree Driftwood Ancient

Hardscape

Usually ships in 1-2 business days from our fulfillment center
 
IMPORTANT: Please choose the desired size carefully! Photos are a representation of the style and does not depict the exact tree you will receive. For more information, please send our team an email. All stones and driftwood are natural items (unless otherwise noted) and variations in shape, size, color and natural markings and/or characteristics may or may not be present.

Due to the high volume of hardscape orders received, we cannot send photos of current inventory available or accommodate detailed customization. All hardscape sales are FINAL and are not eligible for return or exchange unless you have received the incorrect item(s).


Soak your Bonsai Tree before using to ensure it is waterlogged and to release tannins!
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Bonsai Tree Driftwood for planted aquariums is constructed from various natural aquarium-safe driftwoods. Skilled artisans create each tree by hand, in a wide range of styles and sizes. Bonsai Tree Driftwood is extremely versatile, easy to work with and is a great hardscape choice for an instant aquascape layout. 
Bonsai Tree Driftwood Ancient Hardscape Aquarium Aquascaping Wood
Almost all driftwood is buoyant! Before using Bonsai Tree Driftwood, we recommend soaking the wood for as long as possible prior to adding it into an aquarium tank. Alternative methods are to boil the wood or attach it to a dense aquarium hardscape rock. Boiling aquarium driftwood encourages tannins to release quicker and will also sterilize the wood. Tannin water is not dangerous and will not harm tank inhabitants, in fact, it will lower the pH over time. A lower pH also results in the aiding of nutrient consumption for aquatic plants and aquarium water parameters being closer to natural habitats for most tropical fish such as Tetras, Rasboras, Bettas, or Gouramis.

If the water tint created by the release of tannins is not your cup of tea, we suggest increasing the frequency of water changes. However, some aquarium hobbyists do enjoy its natural look. This usually is contingent upon personal preference and species of fish that are kept.

Recommended Aquatic Plants:

Ancient Style

The Ancient style bonsai tree driftwood is a unique piece to add to any planted aquarium tank. Its distinct shape intends to mimic taller trees that tower high above ground level. Ancient style bonsai trees would be great alone or with added pieces of driftwood to mimic branching vines for a mature appearance in a planted aquarium tank. 

*DUE TO THE FRAGILE NATURE OF THIS PRODUCT, ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

*Please note sizes are rough estimates and will vary*

    Style
    Dimensions
    (inches)
    Tank Recommendations
    AB076XS
    AB076S
    AB077M
    AB078L
    4 x 3.25 x 4
    6 x 5 x 6
    10.5 x 7 x 7.5
    10 x 6 x 9.5

    TIP 1: 
    Usually sinks on its own in 2 weeks time

    TIP 2: Tannins leeched from wood will provide a natural tint to water, but will gradually dissipate based on the frequency of water changes

    Shipping, Returns and Refunds
    Shipping
    Live plants are shipped Monday - Friday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday and Friday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.

    Rimless aquariums will be shipped throughout the week via UPS or Fedex Ground. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

    Returns
    Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.

    Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.

    To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.

    Refunds
    No worries, we’ll take care of everything as long as it fits the guidelines above.

    Most answers to general questions can be found on our FAQ page.
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