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Forum: Growing Under Lights 11-25-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By greyblackfish
Iíve got two trays of seedlings about 3Ē tall and...

Iíve got two trays of seedlings about 3Ē tall and they are the farthest away from the lights. 20Ē is more of an eyeball estimate since Iím not there. Iíll have to take a picture when I can. My taller...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 11-25-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By greyblackfish
They are pretty bright but my shelves are also...

They are pretty bright but my shelves are also very short. Iím moving soon so the set up will change and Iíll see how itíll do.
Forum: Growing Under Lights 11-25-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By greyblackfish
I got 8 of the 2í yellow ones and 4 of the 2í...

I got 8 of the 2í yellow ones and 4 of the 2í bright white ones that look more pinkish. My current shelves are about 20Ē high and I use 2-3 per shelve because they are pretty small ones. So far I...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 11-10-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By greyblackfish
This is an old thread but I thought I would give...

This is an old thread but I thought I would give my input. I got some Barrina grow lights in September. They were on sale. I figured they have to be much better than my octopus lights. So far they...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 10-28-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By greyblackfish
This reminds me of Facebook orchid groups which...

This reminds me of Facebook orchid groups which is mostly people trying to save their phal. Itís funny to me now when people get so passionate about dyed orchids. One side is like, ďno no you canít...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 10-21-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By greyblackfish
Some minor success

I found each of my zygonisia cynosure growing out a little new lead. I was surprised because the blue bird arrived with a new lead that wasnít doing well. It was withered and I pulled it off easily....
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-16-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By greyblackfish
Thank you! :blushing:

Thank you! :blushing:
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-16-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By greyblackfish
I separated the compot last night. It came out to...

I separated the compot last night. It came out to about 40 seedlings. I managed to fit them all into this 25 pot tray. I stuck a few left along with some that didnít look like they were gonna live...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-15-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By greyblackfish
Thanks for the advice. Got this from H&R and itís...

Thanks for the advice. Got this from H&R and itís my first compot. Iím glad you all gave me the ok to divide it because Iíve been itching to get my hands in there. Iíll post pictures later.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-14-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By greyblackfish
Is it time to separate this cattleya community pot (compot)?

Hello all!

I got this compot of Blc. Copper Queen recently. Iíve seen online that a lot of people divide up the community pots right away. Iím not sure if I should divide these now or if I should...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-02-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,096
Posted By greyblackfish
Thanks! I calculated my fertilizer is 30-10-10....

Thanks! I calculated my fertilizer is 30-10-10. At one gallon they ask for 1/4 teaspoon of powder putting me at 117 ppm. My water has 10 ppm nitrate so itís 127 ppm if I keep it at the level...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-02-2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,096
Posted By greyblackfish
So mainly itís about nitrogen content? Iím not...

So mainly itís about nitrogen content? Iím not sure how to calculate the ppm but Iíll check out the sites for some info.

I would have to see the ph of my tap water since I mostly just fill gallon...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-28-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,096
Posted By greyblackfish
Yes very true you are. I have noticed that I have...

Yes very true you are. I have noticed that I have a cattleman walkeriana with some new roots that were stunted in growth and some brown discoloration on a zygopetalum. :blushing: So it might have...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-27-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,096
Posted By greyblackfish
I'm sorry I didn't even get notified of this...

I'm sorry I didn't even get notified of this post. I poked around recently but still nothing. I'll just be patient and maybe some day it'll do something :pray:



Wow, I have read that fertilizer...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-21-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By greyblackfish
Doing that definitely makes sense. Oh it's gonna...

Doing that definitely makes sense. Oh it's gonna be so fun to repot next year.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-21-2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By greyblackfish
Yes I ordered something a nursery that has...

Yes I ordered something a nursery that has instructions not to repot at least for the first year and yet the one I got came with some questionable media :hmm But this one had pretty good stuff.
...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-21-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By greyblackfish
Thank you Roberta! That's definitely very helpful...

Thank you Roberta! That's definitely very helpful information. I repotted this one when I got it in June. I didn't know that orchids from nurseries usually do fine in the pot they arrived in. I will...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-20-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By greyblackfish
Thanks Shadeflower, maybe the roots will actively...

Thanks Shadeflower, maybe the roots will actively grow a little sooner than August next year. Well I guess it should be fine either way. This is my first year with cattleyas so I'm not used to their...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-20-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By greyblackfish
Repot cattleya? Roots growing through sides of slotted pot

Hi all,

I've got this young cattleya that started growing lots of roots. I wasn't expecting the roots to come out of the sides. I wasn't going to repot this one until next year because the media...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-15-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By greyblackfish
The daytime highs are in the low 90 F. Maybe when...

The daytime highs are in the low 90 F. Maybe when it gets to more like high in 85 F
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-15-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By greyblackfish
Yes thank you! Are you suggesting that I...

Yes thank you!

Are you suggesting that I should put this one outside where the temperatures will drop? Currently the night lows are about 70F and they will continue to drop.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-14-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By greyblackfish
Thanks for the link, Keith. I'm still working on...

Thanks for the link, Keith. I'm still working on studying the contents.

Yeah I am concerned about the amount of light this one is getting. The grow lights I have are on the lower end of the light...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 09-14-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By greyblackfish
Well I took a look inside the pot. The blue bird...

Well I took a look inside the pot. The blue bird was okay. It had too much bark in it but it had more sphagnum moss than I thought. I put it all back as gently as I could.

But the dove of peace...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-14-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By greyblackfish
Well usually the temp is around 75 f but since I...

Well usually the temp is around 75 f but since I was gone for a few days the AC gets turned up more and it probably got to as high as 82 f or so. Plus normally the humidity in the house is in the low...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-13-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By greyblackfish
Well currently it's inside under some lights....

Well currently it's inside under some lights. They are 1200 fc at best. Not ideal. In the afternoon the sunlight comes through the window for 2-3 hrs
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