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Forum: Advanced Discussion Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By Ray
I’ve done “treatment experiments” twice - once...

I’ve done “treatment experiments” twice - once when comparing my own root hormone concoction to Superthrive and a control (50 “subjects” each of three populations) and two populations of 150 or each...
Forum: Growing Under Lights Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Ray
The manufacturer’s website...

The manufacturer’s website (https://www.growerssupplycompany.com/) is strictly wholesale, but if you find something of interest, Gardener’s Supply...
Forum: Hybrids Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Ray
Contact Orchids Dominicana....

Contact Orchids Dominicana. (https://www.orchidom.com/contact/)

They primarily supply to vendors in North-, Central-, and South America, but they might be willing to stretch that territory.
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By Ray
Populations of 10 plants aren’t going to give...

Populations of 10 plants aren’t going to give statistically significant comparisons, but my own experience is that sometimes you can just see the differences.

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Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 96
Posted By Ray
I’d leave it alone. I think the prior comments...

I’d leave it alone. I think the prior comments about waiting for a new spike, when- and wherever that may be, is probably the case, but you never know! A healthy plant receiving good culture can...
Forum: About this board 07-09-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,293
Posted By Ray
Good work, WW!

Good work, WW!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-08-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By Ray
I think to some degree, vitamins are merely...

I think to some degree, vitamins are merely easy-to-digest nutrient sources (lots of carbon and nitrogen), but I can also say - via anecdotal evidence - that the application of supplements like...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-08-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By Ray
Personally, I have just done a heavy Physan...

Personally, I have just done a heavy Physan spray, and let it sit that way for 30 minutes, then soaked them in plain water overnight before using them.

However... Over time, I learned that “store...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-08-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By Ray
The idea behind air movement in the general...

The idea behind air movement in the general environment is not to create a breeze, but to prevent pockets of stagnant air, whether that be around the plants or within the medium - hence the reason to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-07-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Ray
Both NE Herp and Josh's Frogs are good places for...

Both NE Herp and Josh's Frogs are good places for terrarium stuff.
Forum: Growing Under Lights 07-07-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Ray
Unfortunately, ready to use plant light carts...

Unfortunately, ready to use plant light carts...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-07-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Ray
Procatavola (Pcv.) Walnut Valley Lime Stars...

Procatavola (Pcv.) Walnut Valley Lime Stars (Cattleychea Lime Sherbet x Brassavola Little Stars)
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-07-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By Ray
Good grief. Must you continue to pollute this...

Good grief. Must you continue to pollute this forum with so much bad information?
If you are using a probiotic that is reasonably broad-spectrum, it will prevent most-, if not all rots and can help...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-06-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Ray
Please share a link to that recommendation. ...

Please share a link to that recommendation.

Never mind - found it
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-05-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Ray
I think that may be a translational issue. Can...

I think that may be a translational issue. Can you share the link, please? I'll take it up with the technical director.

Once you open and dilute the extract, definitely use it up promptly, but...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis 07-05-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Ray
I have no experience with that species, but have...

I have no experience with that species, but have read several reports where being on a mesh surface (hardware cloth, in fact) seemed to be better than a flat surface.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-05-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Ray
They guarantee the potency for 2 years if kept at...

They guarantee the potency for 2 years if kept at room temperature and dark, but I have seen testing that showed it was still good at double that. Refrigeration will definitely stretch that out.
...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-04-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Ray
Smaller successive leaves indicates a shortcoming...

Smaller successive leaves indicates a shortcoming in the culture.

I agree with ES that too much light can be an issue with phalaenopsis.

KelpMax stimulates plant growth, not just roots, but the...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-04-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Ray
I’m sorry, but I have to correct some...

I’m sorry, but I have to correct some misinformation in this.

Rainwater is pure water, which - as-is - has a pH of 7. As it falls through the air it absorbs gases and particulates that can affect...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-03-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Ray
Kara, Don’t believe everything you read or...

Kara,

Don’t believe everything you read or see in videos. Rick L is incorrect about the “chelated calcium”. Chelation is done to make things water soluble. The calcium in your water supply IS...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-02-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Ray
What does "S/A" mean? Where is the...

What does "S/A" mean?

Where is the photo?
Forum: Identification Forum 07-02-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By Ray
That is not mine. It is a photo from Orchid Wiz...

That is not mine. It is a photo from Orchid Wiz - making its ID absolutely no more reliable.

If you have that solid yellow one, fantastic. I don’t have room for oncids any more, but if I did,...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-02-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Ray
One significant “trick” to orchid growing is...

One significant “trick” to orchid growing is balancing the air and water at the roots.

Orchids do a good deal of their gas exchange processes through the roots, rather than leaves. If the potting...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 07-01-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Ray
DC - consider a plastic bucket and...

DC - consider a plastic bucket and semi-hydroponics for cymbidiums. Every one I’ve ever grown that way grew so well, I had to control them with a whip and a chair.
Forum: Identification Forum 07-01-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By Ray
Probably not. Hybrids are REALLY difficult...

Probably not.

Hybrids are REALLY difficult to ID. I've attached a photo of 'Lemon Heart'.
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