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Unread 01-13-2013, 06:26 AM
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Default Hygrolon prototype setup

Hello!

Im new to the board and new to orchids in general.
I had an unknown (still unknown to me, if you can id the blooming plant Id appreciate it) phalaenopsis that was almost dead when I moved into
an apartment 3-4 years ago. It have never bloomed or spiked until I moved into my new flat which have two huge windows in a northeast and northwest direction.
As soon as I popped my orchid in the window it started to shoot out a spike and is now blooming full on=)

So I wanted to get some more and now I have 8 of them and more coming...this can get addicting if it works out well.

Anyway, I love moss!
Been drooling over moss for a long time and bought some hygrolon and mossmix from dusk when I was in sweden over christmas.
About two weeks ago I made the unknown blooming phalaenopsis mount where the moss is starting to get tiny green spot here and there.
Yesterday I got some time to make some more mounts so here are some pictures.
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Unread 01-13-2013, 06:26 AM
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I cant seem to post pictures, why?
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Unread 01-13-2013, 03:01 PM
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Seems to be that I might need 5 posts to enable attachments.
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Unread 01-13-2013, 03:02 PM
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Im waiting for some more materials I have ordered to try and build some hanging hygrolon tubes aswell.
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Unread 01-13-2013, 03:04 PM
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Its going to be fun...
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Unread 01-13-2013, 03:11 PM
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Its still not working...blah
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Unread 01-13-2013, 03:31 PM
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Ok, just needed to resize them first.

Heres some production pictures:
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Unread 01-13-2013, 03:41 PM
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And heres with some plants and covered with moss.

First picture: Cattleya Luteola
Second picture : Phaaenopsis Lobii
Third picture: Phalaenopsis Lobii with unknown phalaenopsis
Fourth picture: Dendrobium scabrilingue
Fifth picture: Dendrobium Tangerium, Vanda Mimi Palmer, Phalaenopsis Schilleriana, Grosourdya appaediculata (not in order)
Sixth picture: windows

I hope these hygrolon mounts will be OK
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I don't have an opinion on the growing method since I don't grow mosses nor use hygrolon. Love your window set up. I'm always envious of how tidy everyone else's set ups are.
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Thanks! its probably only tidy because I have just started=)
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