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Some random bloomings

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by rollinkansas, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. rollinkansas

    rollinkansas Active Member

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    None of my photos are worthy of individual threads, so thought I would post them all in here as many have already bloomed, and I have a bunch more currently in spike, and can keep them all in one place.

    Everything I post and will post is kept in the exact same simple conditions...10 gallon tank with shoplight over them...I grow for foliage so any bloomings are just a bonus.

    Pleurothallis recula...consistently in bloom and a fast grower for me as well
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    Pleurothallis nummularifolia
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    Pleurothallis alata
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    Stelis uniflora
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  2. Alexey

    Alexey Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Nice collection and I like conditions/health of your plants.
     
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  3. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Nice growing, Mike. They all look happy.
     
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  4. newbud

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    Very nice. Shot of them all in the tank?
     
  5. rollinkansas

    rollinkansas Active Member

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    Here is a partial shot since there isnt enough room above where I keep them to take a full tank shot. I have about 7 more species coming in next week, once they are in, I will move the tank out to take a complete shot for you.

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    And another bloom..maybe worst photo of this species...Epi porpax
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  6. newbud

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    Wow What a collection. Thanks. I can't wait to see the whole tank. How many gallon is it?
     
  7. rollinkansas

    rollinkansas Active Member

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    It's only a 10 gallon tank so everything is packed in tightly as you can see.
     
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    goods Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    What's the little Bulbo hanging over the Tupperware container?
     
  9. rollinkansas

    rollinkansas Active Member

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    Alkmarrense type bulbo.
     
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    rollinkansas Active Member

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  11. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Well grown plant you have there.
     
  12. rollinkansas

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    Thank you Marni...tank is far from full so still have more work to do...everything is doing well for me except the Dendrobiums and the Mediocalcar, which I havent been able to grow well when I had them 3 years ago either.

    I was really looking forward to this bloom but I guess the watering ruined it..oh well Ill wait for the next.
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    Nice !
    Did you use fans or light´s ?
     
  14. rollinkansas

    rollinkansas Active Member

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    No fans, and just a regular shoplight bulb mounted maybe 8 inches above the tank.
     
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    Thank you :)
     
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    rollinkansas Active Member

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    Salpistele brunnea
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    Dryadella edwallii
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    Wow!!! Amazing blooms!

    Do you have a fan in the tank? How, if at all, do you regulate humidity and heat/cold?
     
  19. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Nice blooming, Mike.
     
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    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Looking good, Mike. I like that nummularifolia very much.