there is quite a bit of information around wood in aquariums.. much of it is conjecture as I have not seen research surrounding this.
well ran to Lowe's and got some more silicone and got a bag of floor leveling mortar which I can justify to wife saying I need it to level our sloped
Thanks guys. I'll check those out. My Dejardini's a pig so he'll probably munch on whatever I put in there... But I'll give it a shot.