There is mold on my new plaster formicarium. HELP!!!

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AntNoobster
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There is mold on my new plaster formicarium. HELP!!!

Post: # 36050Post AntNoobster
Thu May 17, 2018 7:08 pm

I made a new plaster formicarium and it's been fine for about a week then this black mold started growing on it what should I do? for now, I might just paint it with watercolours.btw there has been no ants in it. thnx
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Re: There is mold on my new plaster formicarium. HELP!!!

Post: # 36051Post antnest8
Thu May 17, 2018 7:20 pm

try dousing it in cleaning alcohol to.
just air it out very well
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Re: There is mold on my new plaster formicarium. HELP!!!

Post: # 36066Post AntNoobster
Fri May 18, 2018 2:51 am

ive painted it with water colours and i might just leave it because now you cant see the mold. is that fine?
"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest." Proverbs 6:6-8


Founding:
8x Iridomyrmex sp.
1x Pheidole sp.

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