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Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-07-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,215
Posted By hypostatic
I've heard from multiple sources that they use...

I've heard from multiple sources that they use manure haha
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-04-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By hypostatic
yes, this would be the most helpful for giving...

yes, this would be the most helpful for giving recommendations.

Give some more info also, like how you plan on watering.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-04-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,215
Posted By hypostatic
PET is certainly very similar to S/H, and very...

PET is certainly very similar to S/H, and very low-maintenance. You can probably even skip out on the organic in the middle, as long as you fertilize sufficiently (which is a lot).
Forum: Species 03-03-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,803
Posted By hypostatic
is this 'minmaru'?

is this 'minmaru'?
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-03-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,215
Posted By hypostatic
This info is key. For temps, they like it HOT...

This info is key. For temps, they like it HOT during peak summer growing -- but will be fine with "warm" temps.

The most successful culture method overall is the PET method, where the bottom...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-01-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,188
Posted By hypostatic
Hey, I'm coming in a bit late into the thread,...

Hey, I'm coming in a bit late into the thread, but I'd like to give my 2 cents on the moss part.

While they are usually beautiful, abundant, and FREE, the moss that grows around our houses...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By hypostatic
I've been using and culturing springtails for...

I've been using and culturing springtails for years -- they are certainly fascinating and beautiful organisms!

There are lots of vendors trying to sell springtails these days. There is this new...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-22-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,124
Posted By hypostatic
haha I like how eventually the roaches find it

haha I like how eventually the roaches find it
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-18-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By hypostatic
Just talk to your Orchids

Just talk to your Orchids
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-18-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,778
Posted By hypostatic
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-16-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By hypostatic
But isn't the new ctsm growth an exact clone of...

But isn't the new ctsm growth an exact clone of the parent? The new growth similarly comes out of dormant "eyes" like in dendrobiums....
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-16-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By hypostatic
Ah, yes, now is the optimal time to repot. Try to...

Ah, yes, now is the optimal time to repot. Try to put it in fairly dry media, so the roots are encouraged to grow. From what I've read, if you have a water source away from the media, under the pot,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-11-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By hypostatic
skip the classical, and let there be metal ...

skip the classical, and let there be metal

How Does Music Affect Plants? - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5dNhNfGyWQ)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-10-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By hypostatic
do you see the bugs moving? If they're...

do you see the bugs moving?

If they're moving, and they're kind of quick, and disappear if you blow on them, they might be springtails, which should be harmless (and potentially beneficial).
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-10-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,405
Posted By hypostatic
Gorgeous flowers! Definitely get it judged in the...

Gorgeous flowers! Definitely get it judged in the future!!



Sexual reproduction at its finest ❤️❤️❤️
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-10-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By hypostatic
Wetting the substrate would actually make the...

Wetting the substrate would actually make the process to take longer, as the substrate would not reach a high enough temperature until the water boils away. Until that point, the LECA would stay at...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-10-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By hypostatic
yeah, I guess it depends on how "thick" your...

yeah, I guess it depends on how "thick" your sample is also.

LECA is fairly heat stable right? If you wanted to be super sure, you could do 500F in the oven for like an hour. Nothing should...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-09-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By hypostatic
If you "bake" your LECA, it should also denature...

If you "bake" your LECA, it should also denature any proteins or nucleic acids that would be of worry. You would just have to cook it for longer, so that the heat penetrates through the substrate...
Forum: About this board 02-06-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By hypostatic
😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 I know that if you spam the new...

😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

I know that if you spam the new posts button enough times, you get a similar result....
Forum: About this board 02-05-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By hypostatic
gahhhhh You can get the last day's using...

gahhhhh

You can get the last day's using this URL: http://www.orchidboard.com/community/search.php?do=getdaily .... There MUST be a way to do this lol
Forum: About this board 02-04-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By hypostatic
How to see threads updated in last week?

Is there a way to see ALL threads, by order they were updated? (or at least within the last week?)

When I try to use the search function, and select "a week ago" in "Find Posts from", I get an...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 02-02-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,192
Posted By hypostatic
I've bought a few orchids through ebay, and by...

I've bought a few orchids through ebay, and by directly reaching out to D.O. through email. I've always been satisfied with my purchase
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-01-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By hypostatic
ah ok, looks like everyone is pretty much just...

ah ok, looks like everyone is pretty much just eyeballing it, and adding it onto the top of the media. No one is mixing it into the media?

Also, it seems osmocote is heat activated, and Nutircote...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-31-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By hypostatic
How much osmocote?

How much osmocote are you using for your catasetums? Anyone have a volumetric measurement? Like 1 TBSP, per 500 mL of media?
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-28-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By hypostatic
Helloooooo from monmouth county! I hope neither...

Helloooooo from monmouth county! I hope neither you, nor your orchids, are catching frostbite up here in the icy north!

Actually, i guess the bigger worry this time of year is AC dryness
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