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Re: Fungus in Peat during Incubation
Kean Huat Yeap wrote:
> Thanks all for the info on the Jiffy Peat pellets, I
> will go ahead and use it.
> Yes, now I have another question. I just checked some
> of my nothos' eggs in peat. I saw one bag was infested
> with fungus, the type like spider web and others. My
> question now is the incubation period is not over till
> end of March, what should I do? Should I leave it just
> like or wet the peat and redry it and hopefully will
> get rid of the fungus? Or is a better way to get rid
> of the fungus? This rarely happens but it did:(
If the eggs are infertile, or otherwise die, fungus will then grow on them.
Any dead food in the peat can be a souce of the same fungal growth. Spread
it out under a bright light in a shallow white tray and try to see which is
If it is the eggs, maybe the parents need to grow a bit more. If it is food,
you can pick the eggs out and place them in sterile new peat.
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