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I'm new here...I grow minis and micros

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Joe, Jan 23, 2023.

  1. Joe

    Joe New Member

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    Hi everyone, I've been growing inside my house for about 10 or so years. For the past 2 years I've been slowly focusing on miniature species that I grow inside glass terrariums. I have 2 tanks; a warm tank and a cool tank. Both tanks are completely automated except for water which I take care of.
     
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    Arne Active Member

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    Welcome to the forum!
     
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  3. ash1de

    ash1de Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum, Joe. I would be interested in learning more about your growing areas and seeing some photos.
     
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    I upgraded from several glass terrariums. Having the ability to always see any flowers just walking by is something I miss.

    Welcome!
     
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    Joe New Member

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    I gave it a lot of thought when i was making the move to minis. I saw some people with grow tents and thought wow, so cool, i could get so many plants in there. But then i realized that i would be forced to go and get inside or open up the tents whenever i wanted to see my Orchids. I love being able to glance at them from across the room and see them "waving" at me. I'm actually dreaming of a day when i can build a full wall glass case.
    What do you have your plants in currently?
     
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    https://photos.app.goo.gl/RLr8QAkTMow6H1sVA
    • the first 3 pictures are my 12x12x24 tank that currently is empty (moved most to my new 18x18x24) I recently added it to my Society's Orchid show display.
    • the 4th pic is my small 12x12x18 warm growing tank.(it's getting a little crowded)
    • the last 2 pics are my new 18x18x24 cool tank.
     
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    ash1de Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Joe-they look great!
     
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