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Search: Posts Made By: Afid
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 287
Posted By Afid
This forum is a terrible influence.

This forum is a terrible influence.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 287
Posted By Afid
Oh no, I think I'm getting the itch now too!

Oh no, I think I'm getting the itch now too!
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 287
Posted By Afid
Botanica ltd. (https://botanicaltd.com) has some...

Botanica ltd. (https://botanicaltd.com) has some Cyrtorchis I think.. they usually have tons of Angrecoids for sale.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-01-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By Afid
Sounds like fungus gnat larva to me...

Sounds like fungus gnat larva to me...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-01-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By Afid
Yep, looks like it is growing a seedpod,...

Yep, looks like it is growing a seedpod, interesting! I never knew those could do that.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-29-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,127
Posted By Afid
L. lunifera has narrower lateral lobes to the lip...

L. lunifera has narrower lateral lobes to the lip (they are more or less the same width all along their length) whereas L. oerstedii has lateral lobes that are much wider towards the tip.

L....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-29-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By Afid
It seems to be growing pretty well, it still has...

It seems to be growing pretty well, it still has decent roots (mostly from last year). It has one maturing growth (slowly thickening, but I think it might end up a bit skinny) and 1 or 2 extra...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-29-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By Afid
Good to know! thank you! Maybe I will try that...

Good to know! thank you! Maybe I will try that next time I repot.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-29-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By Afid
Catasetums staying wet too long

I have a Catasetum potted in a 5" slotted plastic pot in sphagnum moss. Around a month ago I had a cool, dark spell, and it would stay wet for around 2 weeks (or more) after watering. I fear that...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 05-28-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By Afid
I have around 32 acres, which is small enough to...

I have around 32 acres, which is small enough to be manageable, but big enough to have habitat for a nice variety of orchids. I spend a LOT of time walking around, but I still find new things every...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-28-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 519
Posted By Afid
I just got a water test probe (not sure how...

I just got a water test probe (not sure how reliable it is, it was a pretty cheap one) but it looks like my water is around 125-135 ppm currently, but I suspect it may go up as the amount of rain...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 05-27-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By Afid
I found the first blooming Corallorhiza striata...

I found the first blooming Corallorhiza striata yesterday! Many more are on the way, it seems to be a good year for them.
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Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-25-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 868
Posted By Afid
I have somewhere around 60, basically anything I...

I have somewhere around 60, basically anything I can get my hands on. I have like 2000 though if you count all the protocorms in my flasking area.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 05-23-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By Afid
The Calypso bulbosa are all in full bloom now! Or...

The Calypso bulbosa are all in full bloom now! Or at least they were yesterday, it is snowing currently so I suspect they might be buried right now. ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-22-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 519
Posted By Afid
I have mostly catts, phals, phrags, paphs, and...

I have mostly catts, phals, phrags, paphs, and dendrobiums (of various types). but I also have a Stelis, a Ponerorchis, some Coelogynes, a few Angracoids, and two Dendrochilums (which I have heard...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-22-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Afid
Thanks to everyone for all the help!!

Thanks to everyone for all the help!!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-21-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Afid
Yeah, I am on well water so I don't have yearly...

Yeah, I am on well water so I don't have yearly records, but I should be able to dig up records from an old test from when we first moved in.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-21-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Afid
Aha, I just found a TDS/EC meter that is quite...

Aha, I just found a TDS/EC meter that is quite cheap and has good reviews, I think I will buy it and see what my water is like!
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 05-21-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,759
Posted By Afid
I have a small terrarium that matches the...

I have a small terrarium that matches the conditions you described almost exactly, so I expect it would do pretty well in there.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-21-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Afid
Inexpensive water testing

I have been wondering what my water is like quality wise, but I haven't gotten hold of a way to test it yet. Does anyone know of an easy way to test it? Preferably as cheaply as possible (or using...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-21-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 519
Posted By Afid
Should I get a Reverse Osmosis unit?

I have heard a lot of really great things about reverse osmosis and I was wondering what people thought of it. Is it worth it? How much of a difference does it make? For some extra context, I...
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 05-21-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,759
Posted By Afid
WOw, those are awesome! I have always been scared...

WOw, those are awesome! I have always been scared to try them because I have heard they are tricky to grow, but it sounds like they would do great in my conditions! Maybe I will get one at some point.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-21-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By Afid
I recommend using the RHS site for seeing if a...

I recommend using the RHS site for seeing if a cross is registered (although you do have to check the cross in both directions [EG: rex grandis and grandis rex]). Another place I use a lot is...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 05-18-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By Afid
I have worked out some plans for this summer, I...

I have worked out some plans for this summer, I will probably make a new thread for it as they won't be in my yard, but with any luck I will see all of montana's native orchids this season.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 05-18-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By Afid
A lot has happened since my last post! All of the...

A lot has happened since my last post! All of the yard orchids are now up (though most aren't blooming yet). I just saw the first bloom of the year though!!! Calypso bulbosa var. americana
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