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Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-30-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By SillyKeiki
Whatever you decide to do, I only recommend you...

Whatever you decide to do, I only recommend you to test it on the previous weeks before going on the trip. That way, if you detect a deficiency, you can fix it before leaving.

That said, I believe...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 05-26-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,577
Posted By SillyKeiki
So like... 7'6 cm. Okay. Although it might be...

So like... 7'6 cm. Okay. Although it might be hard to guess their length once they go into the media...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 05-25-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,577
Posted By SillyKeiki
Hello again peeps! I return with more...

Hello again peeps!

I return with more updates on those little chubby babies and a simple question:

- Cycnodes Wine Delight 'JEM' : this little naughty baby didn't want to take his winter rest,...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-26-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,167
Posted By SillyKeiki
My two cents of advice regarding DIY-ing semi...

My two cents of advice regarding DIY-ing semi hydro pots: don't drill them. It's not worth the hassle. The plastic will most likely snap and break and you can harm yourself.

Instead, use a welder,...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-18-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By SillyKeiki
Boil it. Leave them to cool and soak in water. If...

Boil it. Leave them to cool and soak in water. If you are concerned about mineral deposits, change the water to soft water / RO water a couple of times until the TDS readings are to your liking....
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-18-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,489
Posted By SillyKeiki
So... here are a few more pictures of the...

So... here are a few more pictures of the following flowers...

- right petal missing, left petal crumpled and wrinkly, lip almost normal:...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-27-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,491
Posted By SillyKeiki
Bone meal... blood meal... you make this hobby...

Bone meal... blood meal... you make this hobby sound like we are summoning some unholy entity from a forbidden dimension...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-25-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,489
Posted By SillyKeiki
Mutated flower on my Phalaenopsis complex hybrid

Hello, fellow orchid enthusiasts!

Today I bring you a curiosity. An interesting case of a mutated flower.

This is one of my market-bought complex hybrid Phalaenopsis. On the first picture you...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-18-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By SillyKeiki
I love spotted Catts and Cattleya amethystoglossa...

I love spotted Catts and Cattleya amethystoglossa and its hybrids are definitely on my wishlist.

Thank you for showing us the comparison between a 2N and a 3N plant. There are never enough...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 02-17-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By SillyKeiki
If the new medium you intend to use is new, it...

If the new medium you intend to use is new, it should be already free of pests. The snail infestation is in the current pot of your plant, not in the new medium.

Get rid of that sphagnum moss,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By SillyKeiki
Until all the buds are open, just make sure that...

Until all the buds are open, just make sure that the orchid is facing the same way to the source of light (window in your case I guess). Otherwise the flowers will face different positions and the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-21-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By SillyKeiki
Kim, the color change you pointed out is due to...

Kim, the color change you pointed out is due to the fact that in the last two pics I brought the orchid inside under artificial lights. Under the sunlight it always looks better and truer. I am sorry...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-19-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By SillyKeiki
Sometimes Chiloschistas grow a leaf or two, and...

Sometimes Chiloschistas grow a leaf or two, and lose them some time later. Mine did at least. I have a Chiloschista lunifera.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-15-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By SillyKeiki
HOHOHOHOHO Google Home para mis orquídeas -...

HOHOHOHOHO

Google Home para mis orquídeas - YouTube (https://youtu.be/xMpakWvXpv0)

I set the thing and made a video. Enjoy the domotics for plants.
Forum: Identification Forum 01-15-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By SillyKeiki
Also, bear in mind that this is the first time...

Also, bear in mind that this is the first time that your plant blooms. First bloomers are known for not reaching their full potential as the plant is still young and doesn't have the same resources a...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By SillyKeiki
SillyCookies, I am happy to hear that!...

SillyCookies, I am happy to hear that! Self-watering pots with LECA are the future. All my potted plants were in perfect condition. The Vandas (bare rooted)... not so happy. I think they needed a...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By SillyKeiki
Ray, the one humidifier that I had and broke down...

Ray, the one humidifier that I had and broke down was one of those with humistat, etc, and I think it was such complexity that made it break so soon. Fan blowing through wet mesh? What century are we...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By SillyKeiki
Which humidifiers can be automated?

My humidifier recently died, and I would like to buy a new one, but I have a very particular project in mind for my new humidifier.

I want to have it automated (domotized?) with a smart plug....
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 01-11-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By SillyKeiki
LISTEN I ordered this Sharry Baby but when it...

LISTEN I ordered this Sharry Baby but when it arrived and I had it in my hands I could see it was TINY and I started to get nervous because I thought "What if they sent me an oncidium twinkle by...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 01-11-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By SillyKeiki
Oncidium Sharry Baby in self-watering semi-hydro

Hello, fellow orchid enthusiasts.

I know some people still show great mistrust for the self-watering semi-hydro setup and far be it from me to try and sway their opinions but I just wanted to show...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-08-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By SillyKeiki
I finally got home and could take a few decent...

I finally got home and could take a few decent pics of my flowers. They also smell very good! Stronger in the daytime. The lip has velvery reflections, and the petals and sepals have that beautiful...
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 01-01-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,515
Posted By SillyKeiki
Your setup. I love it. I also love your...

Your setup. I love it. I also love your Tillandsias. I have 8 and they are a joy to grow.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-01-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,209
Posted By SillyKeiki
I love stories with a happy ending! such...

I love stories with a happy ending! such beautiful flowers! Congratulations!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-31-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By SillyKeiki
Maybe they have stage panic? :P

Maybe they have stage panic? :P
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-31-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By SillyKeiki
Such beautiful colors! Great plant!

Such beautiful colors! Great plant!
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