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Forum: Off Topic - Totally Today, 04:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
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Yes. My dad was an electrical engineer who built...

Yes. My dad was an electrical engineer who built our TV and stereo from Heathkit kits. Some of the earliest subatomic particle research involved firing high-energy electrons at very thin sheets of...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Today, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By estación seca
Now I see the photos. Your plant has fewer spots...

Now I see the photos. Your plant has fewer spots than mine. :crackup:

How do you water it, and how often? The spots appear to be mostly on old leaves at the base. It is a warm growing plant. Mine...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
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Do you have an orchid society near you? Older...

Do you have an orchid society near you? Older members might have this. I've seen huge specimens in larger orchid shows. I think it's survived in a lot of collections because it's an easy to grow...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Today, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By estación seca
Black-and-white cathode ray tubes have black...

Black-and-white cathode ray tubes have black screens. The electron beam induces white fluorescence. The older tubes, used in electrical instruments like oscilloscopes, have black screens with green...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By estación seca
Oncidiums should not dry out completely. The...

Oncidiums should not dry out completely. The original photos show a largish plant in pot small for that plant, in a bark mixture. In a winter-heated home in Tennessee I could imagine it possible an...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By estación seca
Wow! Not a spot!

Wow! Not a spot!
Forum: Pests & Diseases Today, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By estación seca
I don't see your photos, but the ones I've seen...

I don't see your photos, but the ones I've seen growing outdoors in Florida have lots of black spots. Mine in my sunroom has lots of brown and purple spots. I know I'm not fertilizing enough.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By estación seca
Even if you can't see any I would treat for...

Even if you can't see any I would treat for spider mites. Their damage can look just like this. They are very common on thin-leafed orchids when conditions are warm and arid, like most homes in...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Today, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! It doesn't look...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

It doesn't look too bad. What are your growing temperatures? Most Vandas do best with warm to hot days and intermediate nights.

I'm not sure what caused the...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Today, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By estación seca
I'm so old I remember when cathode ray tubes came...

I'm so old I remember when cathode ray tubes came in only green or white
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By estación seca
Where do you live? What were the growing...

Where do you live? What were the growing temperatures outdoors that the Perreiraara Rapeepath experienced? How often did it get rain? How often did you water it when there was no rain?

The...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By estación seca
Different phones use different "camera chips",...

Different phones use different "camera chips", also called charge capture devices or CCDs. Different versions of software interpret CCD output differently. Unless a program is written specifically...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By estación seca
I don't have your humidity and constant exposure...

I don't have your humidity and constant exposure to pathogens. However, I leave pseudobulbs such as you mention, especially for a plant that's struggling, for the reasons you mention. I don't cut off...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! Start with...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Start with reading back through the Terrariums forum here and note which plants members have found miniature, easy to grow and floriferous. There are a lot of...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! What are the...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

What are the temperatures in your growing area? The humidity? What is it potted in? How long ago was the last repotting? How do you water it? How do you decide when to...
Forum: Connoisseur's corner Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By estación seca
The best coffee I ever had was 100% Kona from...

The best coffee I ever had was 100% Kona from Kona. The place I used to mail order from apparently is not just a local coffee house.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By estación seca
You don't want your plant in Orchiata and LECA to...

You don't want your plant in Orchiata and LECA to dry out completely when it's pushing new growth.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-17-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By estación seca
Mounted or potted? If potted, what medium? New...

Mounted or potted? If potted, what medium? New growths turning brown on most Cattleya alliance plants indicates not enough watering. My observation has been Prosthecheas with new growth should not be...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-17-2022, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By estación seca
Miticides are somewhat pointless unless you have...

Miticides are somewhat pointless unless you have a tightly sealed growing area you never enter. You cannot eliminate them. They are in the environment around us and will come back. Mites have very...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-17-2022, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 823
Posted By estación seca
Phals are easiest to grow if you use large chunks...

Phals are easiest to grow if you use large chunks of medium, water them a lot and keep them warm.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-17-2022, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Hybrids 01-16-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By estación seca
Color and spots can vary dramatically in Phals...

Color and spots can vary dramatically in Phals with temperature variation during bud development.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-16-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By estación seca
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By estación seca
What are your temperatures? The potting material...

What are your temperatures? The potting material may be coconut fiber.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-14-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,066
Posted By estación seca
Leaving the old spike does not prevent flowering....

Leaving the old spike does not prevent flowering. You're still learning to grow them.
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