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Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-20-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Subrosa
I live very close to a very famous fossil hunting...

I live very close to a very famous fossil hunting location, the Llewellyn Formation. It's noted for white fern fossils. Sadly the main area changed ownership a few years ago and new owners have...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-20-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Subrosa
I've never heard of it being used in aquaria,...

I've never heard of it being used in aquaria, although I have heard of sugar being used. I'm not certain of the dosages for anything other than ethanol, which are extremely low.
dosing vodka in a...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-20-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Subrosa
Various sources of organic carbon are used in the...

Various sources of organic carbon are used in the aquarium hobby, mostly in saltwater to remove nitrates and phosphates from the water. In nature the bacteria which do this live in anaerobic...
Forum: Identification Forum 02-20-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Subrosa
He currently has one of the plants I'm looking...

He currently has one of the plants I'm looking for listed, Gongora garayana. But the bloom pic he shows for the plant is so obviously not G. garayana it's pathetic. And he's asked my $100 for it! He...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-19-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Subrosa
What about the salt you mentioned as an...

What about the salt you mentioned as an ingredient in the original Innocucor fermentation? I figure to add 1 tsp per gal. of sea salt to my fermentation, mostly for trace elements. While it does...
Forum: Identification Forum 02-19-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Subrosa
I purchased this as Cattleya bicolor var...

I purchased this as Cattleya bicolor var albescens 'Shaw'.....
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-19-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By Subrosa
Phosphoric acid, aka aquarium pH down. I'll...

Phosphoric acid, aka aquarium pH down. I'll adjust the finished solution down to the same pH as the Innocucor before adding it.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-19-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By Subrosa
Just got my bottle, still waiting on the...

Just got my bottle, still waiting on the bentonite before I get started.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By Subrosa
I generally avoid plants with "cool" in the...

I generally avoid plants with "cool" in the temperature description as well, but from experience with carnivorous plants I know that not all cool growers are equal. Highland species Nepenthes almost...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-15-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By Subrosa
Ray, would you have any information about the...

Ray, would you have any information about the effectiveness of homebrewed Innocucor after several generations? I know from culturing mixed cultures of microalgae that some species tend to predominate...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 02-14-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Subrosa
It's show season, so if a smaller nursery is at a...

It's show season, so if a smaller nursery is at a show communication can be slower than normal.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-14-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By Subrosa
Orchids in semi-hydroponic culture and those that...

Orchids in semi-hydroponic culture and those that like to constantly stay very moist definitely don't benefit from being potbound. I get the best results with Gongora by overpotting them in Sphagnum....
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 02-10-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Subrosa
I grew my gokusingii in extremely bright LED...

I grew my gokusingii in extremely bright LED light when I first obtained it during the winter and then put it out into as much sun as I could give it here in PA starting in late April and it was in...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 02-10-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Subrosa
They're not micro minis, being a little bit...

They're not micro minis, being a little bit larger than the Ascocentrum that were mentioned, but Cleisocentron gokusingii and C. merrillianum are both cool to intermediate growing vandaceous orchids...
Forum: Propagation 02-10-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Subrosa
Thanks for posting the link to the previous...

Thanks for posting the link to the previous thread, as it somewhat answers my question regarding replating. As there is some difference in the two methods, I would still like to hear back from the op...
Forum: Propagation 02-09-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Subrosa
Did anyone else who commented bother to watch the...

Did anyone else who commented bother to watch the video?
Forum: Propagation 02-09-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Subrosa
I watched the video and the technique looks...

I watched the video and the technique looks pretty good for germination. Is it applicable to transferring to grow out flasks? I would suspect that flooding the transferred seedlings with chlorine gas...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-09-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By Subrosa
Unless the plant has an aphid infestation, it's...

Unless the plant has an aphid infestation, it's quite the opposite. It's a sign of a healthy, happy plant.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-09-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By Subrosa
Unless the plant has an aphid infestation, it's...

Unless the plant has an aphid infestation, it's quite the opposite. It's a sign of a healthy, happy plant.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 02-08-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Subrosa
A quick look at their website indicates that...

A quick look at their website indicates that they're at a show this weekend. That could explain the difficulty I contacting them.
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 02-08-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Subrosa
Ecuagenera recently opened a facility in FL. ...

Ecuagenera recently opened a facility in FL.

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Cleisicentron aren't true minis per se, but they are very...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-06-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 321
Posted By Subrosa
It's the only way I'll grow Catasetum. And once I...

It's the only way I'll grow Catasetum. And once I start watering I place the pots in a tray in which I continuously keep an inch or two of water.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-06-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Subrosa
I guess I should have figured. Ecuagenera just...

I guess I should have figured. Ecuagenera just opened a facility in FL, and they have a few listed.
http://www.ecuagenera.com/
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-06-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Subrosa
Catasetinae (http://catasetinae.com/)

Catasetinae (http://catasetinae.com/)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-06-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 321
Posted By Subrosa
The longer the roots get, the greater the...

The longer the roots get, the greater the likelihood of them getting damaged in the repotting process. Now is the time.
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