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    Mold?

    I bought these fake plants from Petsmart. I looked in my tank today and both of them have this light green/blue stuff on it. Is it mold? Or something else?


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    Re: Mold?

    Can you get any better pictures? Those are really blurry.

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    sorry, these are better. If it is mold how do I fix it and stop it from doing this again?


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    It is most definitely mold. Bleach soak or vinegar scrub will clean it off for future use.

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    How can I stop this from happening again? I scrubbed it with bleach a couple weeks ago and apparently the mold grew regardless.

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    Re: Mold?

    Quote Originally Posted by futurebpowner View Post
    How can I stop this from happening again? I scrubbed it with bleach a couple weeks ago and apparently the mold grew regardless.
    It will probably continue to happen again. Make sure your BP cage is adqequately ventilated, and cleaned regularly.

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    Re: Mold?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anatopism View Post
    It will probably continue to happen again. Make sure your BP cage is adqequately ventilated, and cleaned regularly.
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    This will continue to happen. The only other suggestion I have for you is to buy some sealant and seal the wood. That should keep back the mold. But keep the tank clean and try to keep the moisture off.

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    or buy fake plants that arent attached to wooden bases....
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    I clean my tank regularly. I keep 2 small rags on my top to keep humidity where I need it around 50-60% but shes shedding so I've been keeping it 60-80%. I guess I'll just buy new plants without wood. Is the mold harmful for snakes?

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    Re: Mold?

    Mold is harmful to many animals. Thoroughly clean everything again and you need to increase the ventilation. If it's a tib poke more holes in it.

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