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    Hi VAT, it looks like the spines on the new...

    Hi VAT, it looks like the spines on the new growth on both cacti are spaced further apart than those lower on the plant which would usually mean that they are not getting as much light as the were...
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    I once had a D. capensis give me a mild burn on...

    I once had a D. capensis give me a mild burn on the back of my knuckles when I did not realize I had contacted it, ouch.
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    I am a Safety Tech. at a high tech industrial...

    I am a Safety Tech. at a high tech industrial plant, it is kind of like being in a small town fire dept., nothing happens for weeks at a time but when it does you had better know what you are doing....
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    Hi Static, the variety you have is registered...

    Hi Static, the variety you have is registered with the ICPS as "Dentate Traps" but is more commonly known as Dente or Dentate, Dentata is usualy synonymous with the registered variety "Sawtooth"...
  5. Thread: Crotons

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    I am assuming that you are not talking about the...

    I am assuming that you are not talking about the things you put in salads, wait, thats croutons, ok, i give, what is a croton?
  6. Thread: light?

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    I have VFTs, Sarr. purp. ven, pygmy sundews and...

    I have VFTs, Sarr. purp. ven, pygmy sundews and Cephs growing well with the soil surface 5" from 4, 40 watt bulbs.
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    Hi RP, when the slime mold/ alge in my VFTs comes...

    Hi RP, when the slime mold/ alge in my VFTs comes up in the middle of some mold fibers the slime mold forms translucent bright green nodules until it breaks free of the mold fibers, that is most...
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    I have a moss that looks a lot like grass that is...

    I have a moss that looks a lot like grass that is about 4mm tall, the problem is that I have no idea where it came from or what kind it is, if you are looking for something to grow around the base of...
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    XXXVIII.

    XXXVIII.
  10. Thread: Bromeliads

    by greencrunch
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    Regular potting soil is what I always used and it...

    Regular potting soil is what I always used and it seemed to work fine, I would go with a bigger pot and new soil to help with any root binding and get rid of all of the commercial chemicals.
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    I did that to mine too, did not cause any...

    I did that to mine too, did not cause any problems though, the plant seemed to handle it just fine, but you did not want to get your nose around it!
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    Muahahahah, sssssSSSSSSSSSS !BOOM!...hehehehehe.

    Muahahahah, sssssSSSSSSSSSS !BOOM!...hehehehehe.
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    I would guess that trap size is effected by...

    I would guess that trap size is effected by genetics, soil, feeding and light at least. More food might mean bigger traps until you overdose your plant, or it might not if the traps get bigger in low...
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    Hi Tamlin, interesting post! I wonder however,...

    Hi Tamlin, interesting post! I wonder however, where Rob mentions that he was worried about bacterial contamination, if you could not cool the concentrait, put it in jars and can it, therby avoiding...
  15. Thread: Sand.

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    Sorry Tamlin, but I found a bag of white sand one...

    Sorry Tamlin, but I found a bag of white sand one time that was pure calcite, highly soluble and most likely ok for high pH desert plants but would have droped my CPs dead in their tracks, thankfully...
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    Hi Steveo, personally I would put them inside for...

    Hi Steveo, personally I would put them inside for a couple of reasons. one, they will most likely need more than two hours of sun to do well, two, the roses tend to draw aphids like crazy, not to...
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    In addition to the above comments on air...

    In addition to the above comments on air circulation, if you have some leaf mulch or other organic debris in your pots it will drive the mold growth something fierce, fuzz everyware. Try top watering...
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    OK all you CP/ cacti people, I am looking for...

    OK all you CP/ cacti people, I am looking for this plant and cannot seem to locate a commercial source in the US. Anybody know of one?
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    Hi DE, I believe that the cactus in question was...

    Hi DE, I believe that the cactus in question was Neoporteria occulta, although anything in the generas Ariocarpus, Aztekium or the small flat dark Gymnocalycium species would have the same effect,...
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    Hi Wally, that is bizzarre! I LIKE it! but I have...

    Hi Wally, that is bizzarre! I LIKE it! but I have NO idea what would have caused it, hmmm, possibly damage to the leaf during development (scarring along one side or something) causing it to spin...
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    Hi Wally, that is bizzarre! I LIKE it! but I have...

    Hi Wally, that is bizzarre! I LIKE it! but I have NO idea what would have caused it, hmmm, possibly damage to the leaf during development (scarring along one side or something) causing it to spin...
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    Hi Wally, that is bizzarre! I LIKE it! but I have...

    Hi Wally, that is bizzarre! I LIKE it! but I have NO idea what would have caused it, hmmm, possibly damage to the leaf during development (scarring along one side or something) causing it to spin...
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    The roots will also vary based on soil density,...

    The roots will also vary based on soil density, the heavier the soil the shorter the roots.
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    Hi Dyflam, I have read that vermiculite will...

    Hi Dyflam, I have read that vermiculite will eventually break down and release minerals into the soil mix, but I have seen other reports saying it won't, so I don't know for sure. What are you...
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    Welcome FF and daughter! It depends a lot on...

    Welcome FF and daughter! It depends a lot on growing conditions but it will most likely be around 6 inches across when mature, but the range can be from two to fourteen for various varieties.
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