As it rots and breaks down it floods systems with high levels of organics that not even regular and substantial water changes and excellent husbandry can deal with.
I came to the conclusion a good while ago that not all wood sold by venders as hardscape is suitable. . . . In future I’m seriously leaning to only using real bog wood, manzi, and eucalyptus root
I always PYO my own wood - <"Now is a good time to find PYO Oak branches for Aquascaping">. You know where it was <"sourced from"> and whether it is <"likely to be suitable">.Yet, I find wood in shops to be really limiting.