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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-05-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By thefish1337
C. Snowblind is some combination of loddegesii...

C. Snowblind is some combination of loddegesii and walkeriana. perhaps dolosa x walkeriana or just plain dolosa. a walkeriana nobilor hybrid should flower from the rhizome because both of these...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-03-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By thefish1337
the quantum and kelpmax give your plant a healthy...

the quantum and kelpmax give your plant a healthy supply of growth hormones. using both you will notice occasionally that your plant will put out *unique* bursts of growth
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-30-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,182
Posted By thefish1337
my cat hates the smell of limonene (citrus oil),...

my cat hates the smell of limonene (citrus oil), lavender, rosemary, mint really any common strong smelling essential oil. easy to spray over your collection as a deterrent. you can buy orange...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-28-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By thefish1337
very cool

very cool
Forum: Scientific Matters 03-18-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By thefish1337
yes.

yes.
Forum: Scientific Matters 03-18-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By thefish1337
The missing piece of the equation is that orchids...

The missing piece of the equation is that orchids are highly evolved to support microbial friends living in their roots. Microbes help provide phosphate, nitrogen, calcium, and iron. These are well...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-16-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By thefish1337
Tea contains triacontanol, a fatty alcohol found...

Tea contains triacontanol, a fatty alcohol found in plant cuticle waxes. Triacontanol is a plant growth stimulant and is widely used in agriculture and horticulture in Asia but less so in the west. ...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-11-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By thefish1337
yes his videos should be stickied

yes his videos should be stickied
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-09-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By thefish1337
could be scars on from old mechanical damage or...

could be scars on from old mechanical damage or scars from oedema.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-09-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By thefish1337
no. If you do basic internet research you will...

no. If you do basic internet research you will find out that "bloom boosters" are snake oil. many people use the same formula but adjust its *concentration* up or down depending on the plants needs....
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-06-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By thefish1337
before you begin any treatment hit them with a...

before you begin any treatment hit them with a strong blast of water to rinse most of them off. it makes control elimination a lot easier if you hit the population first and then follow up with soap,...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-06-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By thefish1337
In my conditions plastic pots or bark dominant...

In my conditions plastic pots or bark dominant media just don't work as well for me. Too much variability in drying across my collection makes watering a chore. I grow in clay pots with...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-05-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By thefish1337
It is pot bound but I was foolishly waiting on...

It is pot bound but I was foolishly waiting on the new growths to start rooting before re-potting. The new growths are huge and have been growing slower during the winter. However it appears that I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-04-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By thefish1337
Insane rooting behavior on this Cattleya warscewiczii

Never seen a Cattleya have this aggressive of rooting behavior...

https://i.imgur.com/K7cTAkw.jpg

This guy was bursting out of the pot. Normally the roots in the center of a pot like this would...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-03-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By thefish1337
Exciting. I have been trying to source the clone...

Exciting. I have been trying to source the clone 'Tamiami Thunder' for a while I'm not usually one for pink but its such an insanely intense pink coloration and great form that I haven't been able to...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-28-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By thefish1337
My neos are about 15" away from my HLG 65 panel...

My neos are about 15" away from my HLG 65 panel dimmed by 25%. They can take full power but I have to water and fertilize a lot more than I want to so I back it off a bit. Could hang it higher too...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-28-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By thefish1337
I mostly grow cattleya (90%) but I have some...

I mostly grow cattleya (90%) but I have some neofinetia, paphiopedilums and dendrobiums + some other tropical plants and succulents.

I would say that one light is good for a 2' x 2' area with...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-28-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By thefish1337
yes those are the exact panels I have. I have two...

yes those are the exact panels I have. I have two hung in a 2' by 4' by 3' shelf. I have two sabers in another shelf that is a bit taller. they are sold out of the sabers currently. there is also a...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-28-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By thefish1337
The orchid hobbyist lights are great but they are...

The orchid hobbyist lights are great but they are designed as fluorescent tube replacements for people who want to grow in rack setups that want to maximize density and *in some cases* efficiency by...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-24-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By thefish1337
Semi-hydro is great for growing other plants....

Semi-hydro is great for growing other plants. Whoever stated that is incorrect. I've grown all types of different plants in semi-hydro setups.

Big reason people are not high on "water culture" is...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-24-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By thefish1337
People growing in hot climates tend to struggle...

People growing in hot climates tend to struggle keeping the roots cooler on cool growers. Evaporative cooling which is enhanced by semi-hydro can lower the root zone temps. Conversely, in cooler...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-24-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By thefish1337
TeChNiCaLlY everyone growing epiphytic orchids is...

TeChNiCaLlY everyone growing epiphytic orchids is practicing some form hydroponic culture. Ray Barkalow understood this before most and modified the container and identified the best type of...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-23-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By thefish1337
I'm not worried about them at all just wondering...

I'm not worried about them at all just wondering if other people had them. They seem to be immune to the pesticides I use anyways heh!
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-22-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By thefish1337
Predatory Wasps Indoors

I seem to have a small population of predatory wasps established in my collection. I first noticed them this past summer, thinking they were thrips but I crushed a few (luckily these cant sting or I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By thefish1337
dyna-gro foliage pro works pretty well. a bit...

dyna-gro foliage pro works pretty well. a bit lighter on the calcium than MSU but it's been around a long time, its simple and it works.
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