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Search: Posts Made By: VERN-O
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-01-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,595
Posted By VERN-O
Tall Jewel Orchid growth

Hello all...my jewel orchid (Goodyera pusilla)has grown quite tall and looks to be ready to bloom. After if blooms and the flower is spent, can I cut the top portion and root it, without killing the...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 04-09-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,358
Posted By VERN-O
Kilmiquix....give Custom LED lights for...

Kilmiquix....give Custom LED lights for Vivariums, Terrariums and Aquariums – Spectral Designs (http://www.spectraldesigns.com) a look...Kurt is great to deal with and has a quality product
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 01-09-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,885
Posted By VERN-O
Chemtiger....I too recently jumped into the jewel...

Chemtiger....I too recently jumped into the jewel pool.
I have Anoectochilus albolineatus and Goodyera pusilla in two separate terrariums. I'm in love with their foliage and can't wait to see how...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 11-30-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By VERN-O
Ray...The pH of the 18 megaohm water is 6.23 I...

Ray...The pH of the 18 megaohm water is 6.23
I made up a solution of the Dyna Gro and the pH is 4.13...would you consider that pH level safe to fertilize with?
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 11-29-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By VERN-O
Thanks Ray....very interesting. I was told to be...

Thanks Ray....very interesting. I was told to be careful not to over fertilize miniature/terrarium plants...so I've been cautious....I'll give it a shot...thanks for the advice
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 11-28-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By VERN-O
Full strength would be 1 teaspoon per gallon so I...

Full strength would be 1 teaspoon per gallon so I would use use 2/3 of a teaspoon to a gallon on water
Water is 18megaohm deionized water
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 11-28-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By VERN-O
I don't fertilize very often, but recently...

I don't fertilize very often, but recently switched to Dyna-Gro 7-9-5 (about 2/3 strength).... fertilized about 3 weeks ago...not sure if that correlates to the yellowing. The yellowing became more...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 11-28-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By VERN-O
Restrepia leaves yellowing

My Restrepia antineffera seems to have a yellowing of the leaves issue going on. The roots have really started to take off.... Any suggestions on what might be going on and/or how to correct it?...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 08-08-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,188
Posted By VERN-O
Griffon Girl....I've struggled a lot with trying...

Griffon Girl....I've struggled a lot with trying to get conditions right with my enclosed terrariums. My personal experience has been to hold off adding orchids until you're sure they'll be happy in...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-21-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,867
Posted By VERN-O
BJ....I am totally blown away at how great your...

BJ....I am totally blown away at how great your setups are. What do you do as far as misting/watering? Frequency and or schedule?
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-13-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By VERN-O
In need of some height

My 12"x12"x18"(tall) terrarium seems to be doing well with the new lighting and I'm getting things stabilized pretty well. I'm looking for a flowering plant that has some height 10-14" max (orchid...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 04-30-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,567
Posted By VERN-O
Pattywack.... Custom LED lights for Vivariums,...

Pattywack.... Custom LED lights for Vivariums, Terrariums and Aquariums – Spectral Designs (http://www.spectraldesigns.com) might do a custom light build
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 04-21-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By VERN-O
I had the Jungle Dawn output data but canít find...

I had the Jungle Dawn output data but canít find it in my email search. I recently purchased a light from Custom LED lights for Vivariums, Terrariums and Aquariums – Spectral Designs...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 04-20-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By VERN-O
Yes computer fan but I run it 30-60 min. a day

Yes computer fan but I run it 30-60 min. a day
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 04-20-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By VERN-O
DofB....I too am very new to orchidariums. I've...

DofB....I too am very new to orchidariums. I've been struggling to everything regulated and happy in mine (12x12x18).... I too tend to open the door, but also have a fan outside that blows through a...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-21-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By VERN-O
I've been using this Amazon.com : COODIA...

I've been using this
Amazon.com : COODIA Aquarium Hood Lighting Color Changing Remote Controlled Dimmable LED Light for Aquarium/ Fish Tank, 6W 36 LED's Extendable upto 19.5 inches (For Fresh and...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-20-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By VERN-O
Light meter readings

Does anyone use a light meter to measure the light output in their terrariums? I think I need to boost my light a bit..... I'm getting readings around 7000 lux at the top of an 18" tall and 1200 lux...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-15-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,867
Posted By VERN-O
BJ....They look awesome!!!! just curious what...

BJ....They look awesome!!!! just curious what light bulbs do you use?
Forum: Identification Forum 03-14-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By VERN-O
Phal ID help and advice

I rescued this Phalaenopsis on the discounted rack. I usually just deal with terrarium size plants, but figured I would give this a shot. I tried to pick the one with the best looking roots. Once...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-13-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By VERN-O
I think it's happy in it's new home...I know I'm...

I think it's happy in it's new home...I know I'm happy
http://i1055.photobucket.com/albums/s518/vernhypheno/rest_zpsbsvvqidv.jpg~original...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 03-07-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By VERN-O
Smithsonian Article

Not sure if this has been posted here yet:

Why the Conservation of Orchids Is No Simple Matter
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At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-06-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By VERN-O
Tindomul...do you a picture of the terrarium that...

Tindomul...do you a picture of the terrarium that this restepia is growing in? also what do you use for lighting?...congrats on the bloom!!!!
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-06-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By VERN-O
Thumbs up I've tossed that idea around a lot but feel a...

I've tossed that idea around a lot but feel a better connection lately to just the orchids and other terrarium plants....maybe when I have everything up and growing the way I want
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-02-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By VERN-O
Thanks for the tips guys!!! Orchid Whisperer I...

Thanks for the tips guys!!! Orchid Whisperer I would be up for a trade once I get her better established👍👍👍
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-01-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By VERN-O
Restrepia antennifera

I picked this Restrepia antennifera up on whim and super excited to see how it does, and hopefully be able to propagate it once it is better established. If anyone has experience with Restrepia...
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