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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By Afid
This has always been one of my favorite species,...

This has always been one of my favorite species, hopefully I will get my hands on one at some point!
Forum: Identification Forum Today, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 75
Posted By Afid
Usually the main feature for identification is...

Usually the main feature for identification is the lip (especially the callus) and column, but the overall growth habit of the plant can help a lot too, especially for narrowing epidendrums down to...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Today, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Afid
Today is a big day for orchids for me, I am...

Today is a big day for orchids for me, I am currently (more or less) going up and down the stairs from my growing area to the sink with armloads of orchids to water. Once I am done I will probably...
Forum: Identification Forum Today, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 75
Posted By Afid
I don't think it is E. radicans, the lip callus...

I don't think it is E. radicans, the lip callus is different... I will take a look at some other species.

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Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By Afid
That is normal spotting I think, probably...

That is normal spotting I think, probably inherited from P. schilleriana.
Forum: Identification Forum 02-19-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Afid
Definitely part of the Oncidium alliance, I would...

Definitely part of the Oncidium alliance, I would guess either an Oncidium of the section Heterantha or some sort of Erycina/Psygmorchis. Having said all that, none of the former Psygmorchis species...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Afid
You can almost certainly save it, that growth...

You can almost certainly save it, that growth will likely be lost but it will probably send out a new one. Physan is certainly a good start, you could also use cinnamon as well, just pour/dust any...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Afid
The yellowing on the new growth looks like a...

The yellowing on the new growth looks like a fungal or bacterial infection. This is fairly common in Coelogynes unfortunately because of the way the new leaves curl into a tube which traps water...
Forum: Propagation 02-15-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
I just checked on the newest batch, they have...

I just checked on the newest batch, they have gelled perfectly!! Thanks for all the help everyone!!
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
Thanks for all the help! I will try to flask them...

Thanks for all the help! I will try to flask them when I have free time tomorrow and I think it will go perfectly this time around! I checked the PH of my media and it seemed to be at the perfect...
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Afid
I forgot to mention that there is an led light on...

I forgot to mention that there is an led light on the inside so that you can see what is going on in there as well.

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Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Afid
Laminar Flow Cabinet Build

I recently built a laminar flow cabinet for seed flasking and I thought I would share some pictures and info on its construction. I just used it for the first time today and it seemed to work great! ...
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
No worries, I appreciate the advice and still...

No worries, I appreciate the advice and still have enough left over to try again over the weekend!
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Afid
I was wondering about that too actually, I tried...

I was wondering about that too actually, I tried to find info online but didn't find much.
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
Happy to help! They have some other orchid...

Happy to help! They have some other orchid related stuff too (mostly agar and micronutrients and stuff). I also got some terrestrial flasking mix from them as well, I am excited to try it out at some...
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 02:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
I got it on ebay, it is pretty cheap actually....

I got it on ebay, it is pretty cheap actually. here is a link to the seller https://www.ebay.com/usr/ajorchids?_trksid=p2047675.l2559
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
Yeah, I have been thinking about trying a few...

Yeah, I have been thinking about trying a few different techniques and figuring out which works best for me. Luckily I still have 400ml or so of extra media left so I can try a few more times....
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
I have encountered the foaming tendency of agar...

I have encountered the foaming tendency of agar in the past (during a previous flasking attempt that was in hindsight never going to work). But I think the high pressure inhibits the formation of...
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
Ah, maybe foil was the crucial step I missed, I...

Ah, maybe foil was the crucial step I missed, I am using mason jars currently, but I could also use plastic containers. I bought them for the purpose of flasking (I have like 200 of them) but they...
Forum: Propagation 02-14-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
Yes, I haven't checked on it in a while but it...

Yes, I haven't checked on it in a while but it has not gelled hardly at all, I was wondering if maybe the pressure cooker had diluted it and that seems like the most likely explanation but I have...
Forum: Propagation 02-13-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
I left them off, which seemed to work (although...

I left them off, which seemed to work (although some water did get into two flasks because they tipped). Having said that, it has been nearly 6 hours since I did the first 4 flasks and they have not...
Forum: Propagation 02-13-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
Sounds good, thanks!

Sounds good, thanks!
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 02-13-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Afid
I would look into plerothallids... perhaps...

I would look into plerothallids... perhaps pleurothallis grobyi or a lepanthes sp.
Forum: Propagation 02-13-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Afid
I have now mixed the medium and poured into...

I have now mixed the medium and poured into flasks, but I have about 500ml of extra medium left over, is it possible to store it for later use?
Forum: Propagation 02-13-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Afid
Great! Thank you so much!!

Great! Thank you so much!!
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