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    My Orchid Terrarium

    It seems Photobucket.com is not working well for me with videos.. I will try to find some other way to upload them. Please try the new link above and see if that works
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    A video of the fogger in action.
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    Here are some new photos of the terrarium
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    Terrarium/tank stand build log.

    Nice wardian case set up. Your plants look happy.
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    Radagast's Indoor Grow Room

    Pond liner paint bonds to cement too. It is rubberised paint, so totally waterproof and usually guaranteed to last over 20 years or so.
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    Thanks.. I also have a converted refrigerator that I keep at 11c night and 23c day for my cold growers and acting as a wardian case of sorts. I will take new pics as these are really old and the cases are full now, and make its own post. My other case is an converted display cabinet for...
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    These are the species I have in the case Porroglossum dalstroemii, Trisetella triaristella, a Lepanthes keiki (its possibly gargoyla), Diplocaulobium chrycotropsis, Dracula hirsuta, Paphiopedilum barbigerum, Macroclinium manibinum, Amesiella monticola, Restrepia sp. Trichoceros onaensis x...
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    I will post new pics soon
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    The media on the base is coarse hard orchid bark, over which the mosses have been layed. I have found it drains well enough in most places, except the very front. I have chosen plants that can take a lot of moisture for this area. I treated all my collected moss with a medium pink mixture...
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    Lighting came with 6 x 12 volt high output caravan LEDs at 6500K. I ran 4 along the top and two down the front near the door. Air movement is from 1 x 12v waterproof, high flow computer fan on updraft.
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    I used a beige silicone to cover the foam, cut into rock-like shapes. I then mushed a mix of 50% coarse pink sand, and 50% peat into it to give the illusion of rocks. I also drilled 2 x 2 inch wide holes in the bottom and siliconed plastic tubing into them for drains running to a bucket...
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    My Orchid Terrarium

    Hi. This is my orchid terrarium. Its been in the works now for about six months. I will make comments as I go, but fire away with questions. This is the cabinet, a snake case I was lucky to get for $80 on ebay. I started by painting the interior with 4 coats of pond liner paint to...
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    Anyone grow Petrocosmeas (Gesneriads)?

    Great looking plants. Does anyone here have seed of Petrocosmea species to sell. I am in Australia, its legal to send the seed here (no permits needed), just not the plants. Please message me if you do. I have been after them here for some time, but never found anyone growing them, which is...
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    Anyone grow Petrocosmeas (Gesneriads)?

    Great looking plants. Does anyone here have seed of Petrocosmea species to sell. I am in Australia, its legal to send the seed here (no permits needed), just not the plants. Please message me if you do. I have been after them here for some time, but never found anyone growing them, which is...
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