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  1. Newbie Advice
    Hi, Im the proud owner of a new viv and am preparing it for a Bearded dragon in a month or so, so currently just getting everything setup. I was given a log from the shop I bought it from and they look like they have probably been used in other viv's before, the one I have looks like it has...
  2. Amphibians
    I've recently set up a planted terrarium with the intention of putting frogs in it. i'm letting it grow in first. a week in and I've noticed mould growing inside i can only assume this is bad. its growing on some sponge mushrooms and lotus heads i put in the foam backgroud. what should i do?
  3. Breeding
    Well, I bought two "female" crested geckos from a show last year. I was cleaning their substrate yesterday and found four eggs. Upon much closer inspection, one of the geckos is definitely male. I have no idea when they were laid, and I'm worried they've gone bad. The one in the top left...
  4. Feeder
    Hi, I've just started breeding locusts and i've noticed that once i put the lids on the tubs after eggs being laid, the top of the substrate seems to develop a white fluffy substance that im thinking is mould? Is this the case? Whats going on there? Will this mould prevent hatching or kill the...
  5. Lizards
    Hi all, I picked up a nice piece of wood for new vivarium set up. It was second hand and had been used for snakes so has some black mould I think it is. What is the best way to clean this off, I've soaked, steamed and gone at it with wire brush but most of it remains. Was thinking of...
  6. Snakes
    Hi, This is my first year breeding snakes, my albino bull snake laid a perfect clutch of 13 eggs, they've been incubating for 18 days and two of them have gone a bit mouldy, I've looked online about common white mould and sometimes snakes hatching even with teal mould on the egg, one of my eggs...
  7. Habitat
    Howdy! I have a pair of Achatina Fulica snails I got recently. I found a large branch and used boiling water on it before I put it in their tank. Obviously their tank is kept moist and humid so specks of white mould have started to form on parts of it. Mostly parts that are close to the soil...
  8. Habitat
    Hi all, I have been in the process of setting up my crested gecko tank. I have it all set up and almost ready for the gecko only thing stopping us bring the crestie home is the temp is just too low... right now its 3pm and only at 16.6°C in the tank despite it being a nice sunny day. (I live...
  9. Lizards
    Advice needed please guys, I have a baby crestie in a small Exo terra with plantation soil as a substrate. I am getting what looks like white fluffy mould on the surface of the soil. Is this normal? Is it too much humidity?
  10. Snakes
    Hello! I wonder if anyone using tropical set up knows what it is happening to the this root?... I have been using springtales for a while thanks to the advice of some people here and that has kept the bacteria from growing, as it was really bad, particularly on this root and another branch I...
  11. Newbie Advice
    Hi everyone, i just got my leo yesterday and i checked the moist hide today to see if it had dried out and when i opened it there was a little bit of white spiderweb looking mould on the top of the moss (sphagnum moss) and it smelt a little strange. i am thinking it was to wet and that is why...
  12. Spiders and Inverts
    this is worrying me, i put some twigs from the garden in my a.versicolor sling jars, i soaked them in boiling water, microwaved them, and then baked them at 180 for 10 minutes to try and kill any nasties. i washed the jars with boiling water, and microwaved the substrate(coco fibre). the jars...
  13. Habitat
    Hi guys, I've been really really trying to get this live planted setup sorted taken me a few days doing the background with soil and gorilla glue; I've had it sat there for like a day and overnight I've come to it and mould hair has started appearing. Really gutted please can someone give me...
  14. Fish Keeping
    I put a new branch in my aquarium about 2 weeks ago an since about last week there has been this mould on it. Should i scrub it? or is it harmless and i can just leave it where it is?
  15. Spiders and Inverts
    I think there may be a bit of mould on the coconut shel in my spidey stank. Like little white specs on it :/
  16. Lizards
    In my cresties live planted set up how can I get rid of it? Ive got 10/15 small earthworms and around 50 woodlice already. It ain't too bad as ive just noticed it
  17. Snakes
    Hello, I'm coming over from the arachnid forum in dire need of some advice :S I have two young house snakes, first snakes I have ever owned. I feed my snakes weekly and both are great eaters. Neither of them have any problem taking food without provocation and I often leave it for them to find...
  18. Spiders and Inverts
    i have a pink toe T, which as you know needs high humidity, The wood i have in his tank has been perfectly fine for months but now looks like its growing bit of mould, which obviously isnt good.... He is in an Exo Terra so the tank obviously has quite good ventalation, what can i do to prevent...
  19. Habitat
    Hi all, In my cresties terra i've got a large driftwood log. It's been in use for 6+ years with my last lot of cresties. Since getting my new ones, i've re-sterilised the log (as its lived in my shed for a year) dried out in the oven, and then set it up in the viv. It's growing mould. The...
  20. Lizards
    We've just introduced two cresties to our exo terra viv after having it set up for about four weeks. Typically after just a couple of days some mould has appeared on some wood in the viv. It's not major and is white/ blueish. Having read various things about mould I'm not too concerned but...
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