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Forum: Terrarium Gardening 09-13-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,683
Posted By hydrophyte
As long as you have a good enclosure setup, I...

As long as you have a good enclosure setup, I agree that pleurothallids and other miniatures are a lot easier to manage and generally much easier to bloom compared with most other orchids.
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 09-12-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,683
Posted By hydrophyte
You bet!

You bet!
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 09-04-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,683
Posted By hydrophyte
Those are Pillbug Orchid Mounts. You can find...

Those are Pillbug Orchid Mounts. You can find them right here... Selva Terrarium "Pillbug" Plant Mount- Small (3 pack) - Tannin Aquatics...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 09-03-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,683
Posted By hydrophyte
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 09-02-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,683
Posted By hydrophyte
New Orchidarium 12 X 12 X 18 Exo Terra

New Orchidarium 12 X 12 X 18 Exo Terra

http://ripariumsupply.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/31-VIII-15-orchidarium-I-m.jpg

I have a quick new setup that I put together in a 12 X 12 X 18 Exo...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-03-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,975
Posted By hydrophyte
Hey thanks!

Hey thanks!
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-02-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,975
Posted By hydrophyte
I got this thing planted up tonight. Here is a...

I got this thing planted up tonight. Here is a quick shot showing the branch with sphagnum moss. I used the sheet sphagnum, which is a lot easier to attach than regular long-fibre, held in place with...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-01-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,975
Posted By hydrophyte
Here's the foam branch with Drylok and a steel...

Here's the foam branch with Drylok and a steel eye bolt. There is another eye bolt on the other side too.

I left the foam surface rough and with the Drylok it made a more or less convincing...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-01-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,103
Posted By hydrophyte
Here's one of the little P. paradoxica with the...

Here's one of the little P. paradoxica with the macro lens.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8012/7483062694_ac73060cef_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/81678804@N03/7483062694/)...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-27-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,975
Posted By hydrophyte
Well I was able to skewer the branch end-to-end...

Well I was able to skewer the branch end-to-end with three pieces of thick bonsai wire and I only poked one little hole through the side. It's rigid enough now.
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-27-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,975
Posted By hydrophyte
I carved away at the branch feature to get the...

I carved away at the branch feature to get the general shape. Now I am going to coat it with the Drylok. I'm also going to have to stiffen it with some kind of reinforcement; I might use some of this...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-24-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,975
Posted By hydrophyte
Hey thanks! I just remembered this older...

Hey thanks!

I just remembered this older picture that shows scale in that 30 X High tank pretty well. I took it apart some time after getting this shot. This new setup will just have the single...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-23-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,975
Posted By hydrophyte
Here's the GS branch feature all expanded. ...

Here's the GS branch feature all expanded.

http://hydrophytesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/23-vi-12-epi-log-i-m.jpg

Now I need to start carving away at it.
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-22-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,103
Posted By hydrophyte
Thanks so much! I should have more pictures on...

Thanks so much! I should have more pictures on the way pretty soon.
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-22-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,103
Posted By hydrophyte
Planted 12" X 12" Exo Terra Viv

Planted 12" X 12" Exo Terra Viv

This is a new little project that I have a good start on, but I am still trying to figure out livestock selection. I considered using one or two Ranitomeya or other...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-22-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,975
Posted By hydrophyte
Rainforest Canopy | Epiphyte Laden Branch Viv

Rainforest Canopy | Epiphyte Laden Branch Viv

I just started on this project. I have seen a few other similar ones around. I plan to do this one in a 30 X High fish tank (24" wide X 24" tall X 12"...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-08-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,898
Posted By hydrophyte
Here's another quick picture that I got...

Here's another quick picture that I got yesterday. This shows all of the parts that I have with that 12" X 24" kit.
...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-08-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,898
Posted By hydrophyte
Here's another quick shot of the planting in the...

Here's another quick shot of the planting in the 37G...just need to get the leaf litter in there.

http://hydrophytesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/7-iii-12-viv-ii-m.jpg
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,898
Posted By hydrophyte
You could grow a lot of nice plants in a 55....

You could grow a lot of nice plants in a 55. You'd have to check the dimensions, but it might work to use two of these 12" X 24" kits side-by-side...

FS 12" X 24" Forest Floor Terrarium Kit -...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-07-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,898
Posted By hydrophyte
Thanks! Yes it is easy to siphon the drain...

Thanks!

Yes it is easy to siphon the drain water out by just lifting out a plant and sticking a water-filled hose down into the void space.

The vertical space gets filled up plenty well enough...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-06-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,898
Posted By hydrophyte
Thanks! I hope to have more pictures on the way...

Thanks! I hope to have more pictures on the way soon.
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-06-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,898
Posted By hydrophyte
A New Way to Grow Terrarium Plants

A New Way to Grow Terrarium Plants

I have been working on this plant culture concept for quite a while and I am finally ready to explain it. I am developing the idea as a product line that...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 08-28-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,641
Posted By hydrophyte
Hey folks I just started up a new...

Hey folks I just started up a new riparium-related Facebook page. If you have a minute please stop by and write on the wall. Here is the link.

Riparium Supply | Facebook...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 08-21-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,641
Posted By hydrophyte
I have a quick update for my 50-gallon setup. The...

I have a quick update for my 50-gallon setup. The plants are doing well enough.

http://hydrophytesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/8-viii-10-tank-i-m.jpg
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 05-26-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,641
Posted By hydrophyte
I have another "not an orchid" post, but I was so...

I have another "not an orchid" post, but I was so happy to get blooms from this plant so here is a quick update.

The other night my Traub's spider lily (Hymenocallis traubii) bloomed. This one is...
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