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    Just a baby, but Ive had this guy for about 6 months...and He has struggled to survive. Any sudgestions on care? It is a mexican ping and I think its a P. moranensis. I did get a P. clyoseta with it but It died! :'(

    any sudgestions on how to care for it? The size of it now is a way over grown 1mm!!! hehehehehe

    Thanks!

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    I have baby pings (moranensis, lauenae, etc...) sitting atop moist, but not wet LFS. They are growing

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    Im afraid to move this though...

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    I have to agree with Jim. Move it to a bed of moist (get it wet and then squeeze until no water comes out) milled sphag. If you can put it in a covered container as well that would be even better.
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    by milled to you mean Chopped up? I will move it soon.

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    Yeah, or you can just take some dried stuff and just rub it really hard so that if falls apart to the consistancey of sawdust. That is what I do
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    i put it in the VitaMix blender

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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] (JustLikeAPill @ July 13 2006,12:44)]i put it in the VitaMix blender
    LOL! reminds me of an old SNL skit, involving a blender and fish - Bass-o-matic:

    Bass-o-matic

    Mexican Pings seem to be the easiest, most forgiving CP's to just pick up and move. I do it all the time to pluck leaf cuttings.

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