Can fungus spread to other ponies?

Pony4hime

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Recently i got this Pony and it smells really bad. Not like smoke, like an old messy hous if you know what i mean. Now it has this spots and the hair is more gray then white. Even the pink tail is in the end a greyisch pink...
Can i do something ? And even more important, could this transfere somhow to other ponies?
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From what I've heard is that no, it cannot spread to other ponies. As long as you can keep the moisture moderated, you should be OK. It was once thought it could spread because people people were having it occur to multiple ponies, but it's just because of how they kept their herd. If they were in an area where there was a lot of moisture they would have more of a mold/rust problem. That's why I keep my ponies near dehumidifiers just in case.
 

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I agree with Bluerose9978, I think you should be fine to have her with other ponies. Some smells like mildew or mothballs can be really difficult to get rid of. It looks like you’ve given her a bath and that’s a good start. There are ways to try and reduce the smell, but I’ve found that patience and a good airing out will work well (and you don’t risk further damage by adding more chemicals).

Generally speaking it’s a good idea to have breathing space around each pony (i.e., not having them touching each other). Air circulation and low humidity are ideal conditions for a collection.

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