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Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-22-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By thefish1337
yes they flower well in an area of about 2 feet...

yes they flower well in an area of about 2 feet by 1 feet at 18" away. I have lower light plants on the edges. I wouldn't bother pointing your cobs away from your plants the way you use your cob to...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-22-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By thefish1337
I have a 65 watt array and I hang it about 18"...

I have a 65 watt array and I hang it about 18" above cattleyas, probably could go up higher for lower light plants and seedlings. I'm getting another for growing up vegetable seedlings:

Robot...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-22-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By thefish1337
2 creecxb3590s run around 70-90 watts each I...

2 creecxb3590s run around 70-90 watts each I adjust with a dimmer. I hang it high and grow a plumeria tree, some cacti and some orchids under it.

I like the samsung mid power chips like...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-22-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By thefish1337
i've got a 180 watt cob setup. the problem with...

i've got a 180 watt cob setup. the problem with cobs is their spread. they are really strong at their center, be gentle or you might damage your plants while adjusting for proper light.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-17-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By thefish1337
I noticed that the media was breaking down and...

I noticed that the media was breaking down and since both the mericlones had active root growth I up potted into 3" pots. I have given the plant B 3 treatments of 1 ppm spaced a week apart. Here's...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-13-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By thefish1337
that coerulea is a mighty fine specimen

that coerulea is a mighty fine specimen
Forum: Orchid Lounge 03-09-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,968
Posted By thefish1337
The risk to old folks is incredibly high and I'd...

The risk to old folks is incredibly high and I'd chance a guess that many orchid societies are heavily weighted towards older members. It's also selfish to think that just because the risk to *you*...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-26-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By thefish1337
2g/L is 2000ppm... i feed about 20-30ppm every...

2g/L is 2000ppm... i feed about 20-30ppm every feeding. probably wont hurt but that is quite a bit
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-25-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By thefish1337
I wish I could help you more but you're going to...

I wish I could help you more but you're going to have to be the one to figure out the source of the variation in temps and humidity... nobody on this forum will have proper insight to the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-25-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By thefish1337
I don't see a problem running your humidifier...

I don't see a problem running your humidifier over night. The risks of running a humidifier too long is that you may bring the humidity in the house too high. Building humidity up and then crashing...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-25-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By thefish1337
i also found it a pain to fill up the smaller...

i also found it a pain to fill up the smaller units as they had minimal output control and would last less than 20 hours. This led to me forgetting some days or just not having time to fill them on a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-25-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By thefish1337
If your humidifier isn't doing raising humidity...

If your humidifier isn't doing raising humidity substantially you need a better humidifier or a smaller room to contain the humidity (as mentioned by others). I noticed major improvements over the...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 02-24-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By thefish1337
I got duped. He's reselling orchids from La...

I got duped. He's reselling orchids from La Plantio Orqueda and I ended up paying double for something I could have bought there. I ended up ordering from La Plantio Orqueda so I could make sure he...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-24-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By thefish1337
its anthocyanin pigments which act as a sunscreen...

its anthocyanin pigments which act as a sunscreen for plants capable of producing them. it means your cattleya is getting a good amount of light. make sure that your plant is well fed under high...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-21-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By thefish1337
I'm well aware of the limitations of my test from...

I'm well aware of the limitations of my test from an experimental perspective. At this point I'm searching for a particular qualitative effect that is shown in Keith's slideshow/Sue's article....
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-21-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By thefish1337
Here is my currently running experiment. I have...

Here is my currently running experiment. I have two mericloned seedlings of Cattleya schilleriana 'Maui Seas' AM/OS so I think this will be a good comparison. If the effects are beneficial I will...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-21-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By thefish1337
alfalfa pellets work from what I've read online...

alfalfa pellets work from what I've read online in regards to vegetable gardening. you can also brew alfalfa as a tea with molasses and then water in with it. I personally don't think its a good idea...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-20-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By thefish1337
Triacontanol: The Rose Grower's Secret

I recently came across an article by Sue Bottom and a talk by Keith Davis on youtube talking about the use of "Purely Organic Fertilizer". Shout out to Stephen Van Kampen-Lewis as well for sending me...
Forum: Propagation 02-18-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By thefish1337
What a cool method of sterilization. Love that...

What a cool method of sterilization. Love that you are showing that this work can be done in an apartment. I'll keep an eye out for your videos.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-18-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By thefish1337
In the lab we avoid continually sub-culturing...

In the lab we avoid continually sub-culturing strains for this reason. Typically a strain can be stored at -80 for many years. That -80 stock is "streaked" onto a plate that we store in the fridge...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-17-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By thefish1337
I have white LEDs in the 3000K, 3500K and 4000K...

I have white LEDs in the 3000K, 3500K and 4000K spectrum. Most of my cattleyas are blooming at 150-250 ppfd for 12-14 hours. Lower light plants get 100-150 for the same photo-period. I think the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By thefish1337
Ray, I agree with you that growing orchids is...

Ray, I agree with you that growing orchids is like hydroponic culture. The vast majority of plants in water culture are grown at acidic pH between 5.5-6.5. As an orchid grower I'm trying to provide...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-14-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By thefish1337
I'm not an expert but I have worked in...

I'm not an expert but I have worked in microbiology for the last few years and I've done a lot of research into inocucor just based on pure interest. My education is in biology and chemistry. The...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-14-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By thefish1337
Very true Ray, but its highly likely that their...

Very true Ray, but its highly likely that their specific strain of B. subtilis is the major source of the antifungal fermentation by products in the mix. Its also one of the major strains listed on...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-14-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By thefish1337
I used citric acid to pH a hydroponics flood and...

I used citric acid to pH a hydroponics flood and drain reservoir for growing peppers and tomato seedlings. Citric acid only held the pH low for about 24 hours before being converted by "something" (i...
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