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Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Clawhammer
Beautiful flowers! Great work addressing the...

Beautiful flowers! Great work addressing the infestation, these wonderful plants will thank you with many future blooms :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-25-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Clawhammer
Sure thing, I don't have a lot of pics but I'll...

Sure thing, I don't have a lot of pics but I'll take a few. I have gotten good at protecting in bud plants from major infestations while in bloom.

The damage is always the same on open flowers,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-25-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Clawhammer
I did but previously applied pesticide killed...

I did but previously applied pesticide killed them. I tried predatory mites with better, but ultimately similar results.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-24-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Clawhammer
I have about 70 catasetum out of 450 orchids in a...

I have about 70 catasetum out of 450 orchids in a 15 x 15 grow space so eradication is tough right now. I am focusing on a knockdown strategy until I defoliate all my catasetinae on Dec 15th, then I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-24-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Clawhammer
I have a thrip infestation in my main grow room...

I have a thrip infestation in my main grow room and have been moving in-bud cattleya and catasetum to a separate room (lower temp and humidity) in order to control the thrips and get a normal bloom. ...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 11-23-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Clawhammer
Congrats! One of my favorites :) I don't...

Congrats! One of my favorites :)

I don't see anything that needs to be cut off.

Cycnoches will rarely have > 2 year old back bulbs. Just let the plant decide when to absorb the bulb.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-18-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,388
Posted By Clawhammer
Not looking forward to repotting anything in this...

Not looking forward to repotting anything in this tray

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51683053153_b94c8d3a27_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mK4a6k)Roots (https://flic.kr/p/2mK4a6k) by Eric...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-15-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Clawhammer
Nice acquisition, congrats! Mind sharing where...

Nice acquisition, congrats! Mind sharing where you got your? Been looking forever!
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 11-15-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Clawhammer
Only some orchids are CAM, the more succulent...

Only some orchids are CAM, the more succulent ones like cattleya. Increasing humidity while stomata are open reduces growth (slows down transpiration) anyway, so not sure that's something you want....
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 11-15-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Clawhammer
I am not aware of a need for higher humidity at...

I am not aware of a need for higher humidity at night. Achieving high relative humidity in colder air is easier than warm air, could probably vent more at night without negatively affecting...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-15-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Clawhammer
Thrips are not hard to eradicate because they are...

Thrips are not hard to eradicate because they are particularly resistant to insecticide, they are difficult to eradicate because they are excellent at hiding, are invisible to the human eye in 4 out...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 11-15-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Clawhammer
Moss grows all over my grow room but my humidity...

Moss grows all over my grow room but my humidity stays above 75% and is usually 85%.

You would be better off soaking the wall twice a day instead of just misting.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 11-15-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Clawhammer
Looks like old damage that I wouldn't be too...

Looks like old damage that I wouldn't be too worried about. Could have been munched on by an aphid or it could have gotten too cold.

Just keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn't get worse. ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-09-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Clawhammer
Looks like aphid exo-skeletons.

Looks like aphid exo-skeletons.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-04-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Clawhammer
Acetamiprida is a neo nicotonoid which will be...

Acetamiprida is a neo nicotonoid which will be effective against thrips as a foliar spray. It is systemic but won't accumulate in the flowers to a magnitude that it is effective systemically.
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Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-04-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Clawhammer
Beautiful setup and plants. I would isolate...

Beautiful setup and plants.

I would isolate anything in bloom and treat those separately. Thrips will most likely be concentrated there.

My Spanish is not great but I don't think the active...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-02-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Clawhammer
I couldn't comment on the pesticide without...

I couldn't comment on the pesticide without knowing the active ingredient.

Isolate the plants that have thrip damage.

Can you tell us more about your growing environment and your collection?...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-02-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Clawhammer
Looks like you have thrips, sorry to break this...

Looks like you have thrips, sorry to break this news.

Do you have access to the pesticide spinosad (Conserve)?
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 11-02-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Clawhammer
Looks like a digbayana fetus or something. Nice!

Looks like a digbayana fetus or something. Nice!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-02-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By Clawhammer
My SH experience has always been the opposite. ...

My SH experience has always been the opposite. The beginning adaption period is challenging and then smooth sailing.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 11-01-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Clawhammer
Looks fungal and harmless

Looks fungal and harmless
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 11-01-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Clawhammer
Leaf texture is normal. Looks like it still has...

Leaf texture is normal. Looks like it still has some weight to put on before dormancy
Forum: Orchid Lounge 10-27-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By Clawhammer
This question is at the very heart of everything...

This question is at the very heart of everything troubling our society right now. I think its called Dunning-Kruger syndrome.

---------- Post added at 01:10 PM ---------- Previous post was at...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-22-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Clawhammer
Get ready to be yelled at if you are planning on...

Get ready to be yelled at if you are planning on asking for a refund. Worst vendor out there.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-21-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Clawhammer
Regarding the nail, I've not heard of that, but I...

Regarding the nail, I've not heard of that, but I saw this video on FB a few days ago where Mr Chadwick talks about using a razor blade for the same purpose

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