White mold on egg

Argam1998

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One of my eggs started to deflate I raised the humidity it plumped back up but today I noticed it’s covered in mold. When I checked with the light it didn’t look good so I decided to freeze it and throw it out. Will my other eggs in the same container get contaminated? If I notice more white mold what should I do ? I don’t have a humidity gauge in the container it doesn’t seem too humid because I followed the correct steps on preparing the vermiculite. This is my second time breeding any help would be nice thank you
 

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Hiccup he is 6 and Blaze is 4
One of my eggs started to deflate I raised the humidity it plumped back up but today I noticed it’s covered in mold. When I checked with the light it didn’t look good so I decided to freeze it and throw it out. Will my other eggs in the same container get contaminated? If I notice more white mold what should I do ? I don’t have a humidity gauge in the container it doesn’t seem too humid because I followed the correct steps on preparing the vermiculite. This is my second time breeding any help would be nice thank you
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Argam1998

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My temps are at 83.7 . I don’t see any mold on the other eggs but they don’t looks so pearly white
 

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Argam1998

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If I notice more white mold appearing on the other eggs what steps can I take to kill off the mold without damaging the eggs ?
 

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AHBD

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Those look good, when were they laid and do you have holes in the lids ? Make sure there isn't TOO much water in the vermiculite . Did you cut the moldy egg open to be sure it was fertile ? They are more likely to get moldy if they're not fertile or if for some reason the baby dies in the egg.
 

Argam1998

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Those look good, when were they laid and do you have holes in the lids ? Make sure there isn't TOO much water in the vermiculite . Did you cut the moldy egg open to be sure it was fertile ? They are more likely to get moldy if they're not fertile or if for some reason the baby dies in the egg.
They were layed on the 19th. I didn’t cut the egg I probably should have. I checked with the light and the blood vessels looked all over the place it was the circle of life iam used to seeing. When I cut them open what should be expecting to see if it is was fertile ? My vermiculite is damn enough we’re you squeeze it a few drops come out. I did this method with my first ever clutch and it worked
 

Argam1998

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They were layed on the 19th. I didn’t cut the egg I probably should have. I checked with the light and the blood vessels looked all over the place it was the circle of life iam used to seeing. When I cut them open what should be expecting to see if it is was fertile ? My vermiculite is damn enough we’re you squeeze it a few drops come out. I did this method with my first ever clutch and it worked
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Argam1998

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Those look good, when were they laid and do you have holes in the lids ? Make sure there isn't TOO much water in the vermiculite . Did you cut the moldy egg open to be sure it was fertile ? They are more likely to get moldy if they're not fertile or if for some reason the baby dies in the egg.
The container do have a single hole on the container. Should I have multiple? Wouldn’t that dry out the container ?
 

AHBD

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No, it's good to have multiple holes in the lid. That being said it's not definite what caused the one egg to mold.
 

Argam1998

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No, it's good to have multiple holes in the lid. That being said it's not definite what caused the one egg to mold.
Thank you ! I’ll keep checking on them to see if I notice anything els out of ordinary. Anyway I can reach you directly for more questions?
 

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