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Old 07-31-2019, 06:59 PM
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My little bellina looks happy right now, but it's in plastic, with sphagnum moss. As small as it is, I think it would make a nice mount in my vivarium. I've just never tried it before with a Phal.
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Old 07-31-2019, 08:10 PM
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With adequate humidity (which should certainly be the case in your vivarium) Phals love to be mounted. After all, they're epiphytes. We put them in pots for our own convenience in our dry houses but I think that mounting is a great idea for your set-up. A hint... if you use any sphagnum at all, put it over the roots, not between the roots and the mount. You want the new roots to attach to the mount, not the sphag. A bit of sphanum over the top of the roots may help them make the transition, since the existing roots have developed in the pot environment.
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