Mold on Wooden Log!

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Mold on Wooden Log!

Post by AuntieEm_ » Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:40 pm

I was just doing some daily maintenance of my crabitat when I noticed a bit of mold on the side of the wooden log my crabbies like to hide in!
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Is there any way to effectively remove the mold from the wood or does it need to be thrown away? I hate to throw it out if it isn't necessary, since my crabbies love it so much.

I'm going to a Pet Expo this weekend, though, so I can always get some new replacement goodies thenImageImage

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Re: Mold on Wooden Log!

Post by soilentgringa » Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:57 pm

You can soak it in salt water and let it air dry if you want.

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Re: Mold on Wooden Log!

Post by AuntieEm_ » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:31 pm

soilentgringa wrote:You can soak it in salt water and let it air dry if you want.

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and that will get rid of the mold?

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Re: Mold on Wooden Log!

Post by soilentgringa » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:54 pm

AuntieEm_ wrote:
soilentgringa wrote:You can soak it in salt water and let it air dry if you want.

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and that will get rid of the mold?
It usually does. The mold isn't harmful to the crabs, at any rate.

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Re: Mold on Wooden Log!

Post by AuntieEm_ » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:58 pm

soilentgringa wrote:
AuntieEm_ wrote:
soilentgringa wrote:You can soak it in salt water and let it air dry if you want.

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and that will get rid of the mold?
It usually does. The mold isn't harmful to the crabs, at any rate.

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oh, it isn't?? I totally thought it was, I was freaking out hahaha


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Re: Mold on Wooden Log!

Post by AL247 » Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:25 am

When you say soak in salt water, is it table salt?


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Re: Mold on Wooden Log!

Post by wodesorel » Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:39 am

AL247 wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:25 am
When you say soak in salt water, is it table salt?


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It should be pure salt, so kosher or sea salt for eating is okay as long as there are no additives. Instant ocean is also good, but more expensive.

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