Half log mold

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Half log mold

Post by gflor119 » Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:59 pm

Help! The half log in my crabitat is growing mold! It’s not fuzzy white mold, it’s spotty black mold that’s sort of “embedded” in the log. I figure it’s because of the humidity and misting. My question is, is the log still good and is there a way to remove the mold or do I have to get rid of it all together? (I know I post a lot sorry) :(

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Re: Half log mold

Post by Hermielover121 » Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:46 pm

Most of us try soaking it in salt water. I don’t think you should throw it out though.


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Re: Half log mold

Post by gflor119 » Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:24 pm

Yeah, I’m gonna try not to considering how much they love it, but I don’t want there to be any harmful effects on the crabs.

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Re: Half log mold

Post by Hermielover121 » Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:36 pm

Most of us think that mold is not harmful to them and just leave it. There is no For sure answer but we have all had mold and our crabs are still ok. Try soaking it in salt water and how it is.


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Re: Half log mold

Post by gflor119 » Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:03 pm

Hermielover121 wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:36 pm
Most of us think that mold is not harmful to them and just leave it. There is no For sure answer but we have all had mold and our crabs are still ok. Try soaking it in salt water and how it is.


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To boil it, would I use marine salt or table salt? I appreciate your help!

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Re: Half log mold

Post by JoeHermits » Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:57 pm

Marine salt works. You can also use Kosher salt if you prefer to avoid the additives in table salt.


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