Cleaning an old AC hybrid nest V2 with mold

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Firecatto21
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Cleaning an old AC hybrid nest V2 with mold

Post: # 55352Post Firecatto21
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:01 am

In 2017 I received my (old) AC hybrid nest V2 and I gave it to my lasius colony. Till the september next year (2018). Something went wrong with the colony and I removed them from the nest and died. Now I have another colony for the nest and I decided to clean the nest. When cleaning the nest I noticed a lot of mold in the part between the ants and the cotton. I have tried scrubbing hard and nothing has come off and now even worse the thing has started to peel off.

Here are some photos of the nest

https://drive.google.com/file/d/169MkaumSCqrFXpi2K2lLtNmLrfDjvkOH/view?usp=drivesdk
Keeper of:
-Messor Barbarus x2
-Messor capitatus
-Camponotus Herculeanus
-Temnothorax
-Monomorium sp.
-Plagiolepis
-Messor barbarus unmated princess

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antnest8
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Re: Cleaning an old AC hybrid nest V2 with mold

Post: # 55354Post antnest8
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:27 pm

are those dead ants?
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

Firecatto21
Posts: 88
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Location: Southern Spain

Re: Cleaning an old AC hybrid nest V2 with mold

Post: # 55357Post Firecatto21
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:38 pm

No...?
Keeper of:
-Messor Barbarus x2
-Messor capitatus
-Camponotus Herculeanus
-Temnothorax
-Monomorium sp.
-Plagiolepis
-Messor barbarus unmated princess

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