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    Hi everyone,

    I've had a couple of U. milii eggs in the incubator now since the 11th of this month, so around two and a half weeks. I checked on them today and one of them has grown "furry". I'm guessing this is mould and is a sign that the egg is nonviable, but I would like a second opinion from someone with more experience in this if possible.

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    Do eggs have a chance of going mouldy like this if the humidity is too high, or will they only go mouldy like this if they're nonviable? My incubator is set up in the same way as I've seen advice on the internet for other lizards (though obviously set to the preferred temperature range of U. milii eggs), so if humidity is a problem for this species over and above other species, then I may need to reconsider my approach.

    I should also add this is the first clutch of the season, and I understand the first clutch is more likely (if not most likely) to be nonviable.

    Thanks in advance.

    Edit: I found another result on this site whereby some people have said not to discard the egg until it's gone yellow/discoloured and/or caved in. I will do exactly that and I think I've otherwise had my question answered for now! I've brushed away the "fur" and the egg now looks the same as the other one, so time will tell.
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    Definitely go with your edit.

    Mouldy eggs often hatch, many reasons why the outside can go mouldy without effecting the inside.
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