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  1. Thread: Ant Plants

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    Deal breaker = sufficient reason not to go back....

    Deal breaker = sufficient reason not to go back. As far as the id on the plant, I'm going by what the person who gave it to me told me it was. What would your id be?
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    In ground hardiness and hardiness in above grade...

    In ground hardiness and hardiness in above grade containers are two entirely different things. I keep half barrels in zone 7A and can relate my experience. After a particularly cold winter (in 7A) my...
  3. Thread: Latest Haul

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    Latest Haul

    Bought a few lately. First two are Blc Tsiku Orpheus 'Fu Cai' & Hawaiian Passion 'Lake View Pink Lip' respectively. Both supposed to be highly fragrant. Next are Anacheilum baculus, also highly...
  4. Thread: Ant Plants

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    A current pic of my Hydnophytum formicarium....

    A current pic of my Hydnophytum formicarium. Although I once had a Myrmecodia tuberosa several times larger than this plant, this will be my first time blooming an ant plant:
  5. Thread: Feeding ants?

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    You need to develop as much patience as your...

    You need to develop as much patience as your spatulata.........
  6. Thread: My Napoleonics

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    Very fine work sir! But fyi, it ain't the hands...

    Very fine work sir! But fyi, it ain't the hands that go, it's the eyes!

    Edit: you missed a spot......
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    Spring is coming...........

    A groundhog makes a much better meal than a meteorologist. Cats are much better at knowing when spring is coming........
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    As far as your virus concerns, the damage to the...

    As far as your virus concerns, the damage to the leaf looks like simple physical damage to me. To avoid infecting your other plant IF your Phalaenopsis is infected, first and foremost tend the...
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    The plant is dehydrated. From what I can see it...

    The plant is dehydrated. From what I can see it has at least some healthy roots, so it certainly isn't beyond hope, even for an experienced orchid killer! Personally I would repot it in something...
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    I use a 1" hole saw. If that isn't large enough...

    I use a 1" hole saw. If that isn't large enough you should probably be mining the stuff instead if trying to grow plants in it!
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    Stink bugs are too strong for any Sundew to hold...

    Stink bugs are too strong for any Sundew to hold on to.
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    The easiest way to control the water level is to...

    The easiest way to control the water level is to drill a hole at the desired level. I don't have issues with excess heat here in SE PA, but in hotter areas I suppose it could pose an issue.
  13. Thread: Trichosalpinx

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    I have chamaelepanthes, dirhampis, and robledorum...

    I have chamaelepanthes, dirhampis, and robledorum in the pipeline.
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    Definitely, but starting out with air which you...

    Definitely, but starting out with air which you compressed, generating heat which dissipated away and the re-expanding that air is a win/win thermodynamically speaking, particularly if you allow the...
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    If you're going to go through the aggravation and...

    If you're going to go through the aggravation and get all dirty catching a pig, you might as well slit its throat, hang it to bleed out, gut it, shove a spit through it, season it well and slowly...
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    If I ever have enough suitable space to grow...

    If I ever have enough suitable space to grow highland Neps to mature size, you can bet I'll be keeping free range Jackson's chameleons with them! And if I have space for a couple cages, Fea's vipers...
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    Your Mileage May Vary

    Your Mileage May Vary
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    I grow mine in a 50/50 mix of sand and peat moss.

    I grow mine in a 50/50 mix of sand and peat moss.
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    Success is measured in a period of time longer...

    Success is measured in a period of time longer than your attention span.

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    Success is measured in a period of time longer than your attention span.
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    If human and insect physiology were the same...

    If human and insect physiology were the same you'd be right........and then there's alcohol, which can disorient and retard humans. But if you don't ingest a significant amount, why bother ingesting...
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    The pertinent point is for want of a better term,...

    The pertinent point is for want of a better term, "intent". Evolution is result oriented, and the point raised on the other forum about the timing of trichrome production is the most compelling...
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    I was giving a bit of thought to a setup for...

    I was giving a bit of thought to a setup for growing Meconopsis here where summers are too hot for them, and realized that considerable added cooling could be had by supplying the air used for...
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    I think the author confused his own munchies with...

    I think the author confused his own munchies with carnivory in plants....
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    Well said sir!

    Well said sir!
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    Always a pleasure!

    Always a pleasure!
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