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  1. mango

    Terrible disease in my collection =(

    Well, the user eteson recommended Physan, other users also gave good ideas, but after checking everyone of them, the Physan seemed to be the best for this case. We usually don't use strong pesticides or fungicides, so, the neem oil, bicarbonate and soap are usual ingredients to fight problems...
  2. mango

    Terrible disease in my collection =(

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  3. mango

    Terrible disease in my collection =(

    Hello, Well, the disease met it's creator, a fine mixture of Physan, neem oil, baking soda and biodegradable dish soap made the trick. For future reference, the concentration of solutes for 1L of water is; Physan - 10ml Baking soda - one soup spoon Neem oil - 10ml Soap - half soup spoon Mix...
  4. mango

    Terrible disease in my collection =(

    I will, thanks for your wishes.:rollhappy:
  5. mango

    Terrible disease in my collection =(

    I've read all your answers, I'm going for a wide spectrum treatment with Physan, already ordered it. The abiotic factors that all of you mention are being controlled. Thritor, I also think that there are some vectors going on, I try to keep them under control with insecticide and neem oil. I...
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    Terrible disease in my collection =(

    They're quarantinedm I'll reduce the watering thou. I water with tap water, the mineral concentration is very low. I also water the greenhouse plants with this water and I haven't seen this problem there, only on those wich are in a different area of the house. Well, some orchids are beong...
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    Terrible disease in my collection =(

    Hello, Since a few weeks, I've noticed that some of my plants are getting infected with something that I suspect is a fungus, the infection spreads rapidly and infects several types of plants. It started on the succulents and it's spreading to orchids and african violets. It's highly...
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    Calcium and Magnesium

    Ok, I understand. THanks you.
  9. mango

    My collection

    I'm trying to get it, untill now I just can't find somebody that could sell it to me. Lol, I love them.
  10. mango

    Calcium and Magnesium

    Hello. All the paphs must have a good supply of calcium or just a few? And also, I'm thinking to use crushed egg shells. What do you think about it. THanks.
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    Use of systemic insecticides and fungicides

    Systemic insecticides and fungicides should be used only during active infection, the preventive use could lead to pest resistance. In my experience, the two week lasting effect insecticide, is effective with only one application, so, a chronic exposure to the chemical should be rare. To avoid...
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    My collection

    It's not a rare, but uncommon variety of E. radicans, at least that's what the seller told me when I bought it several years ago. It may be a Dawsoniana, we'll see in a few years. Well, that -could be- Dawsoniana, is growing next to the Macodes inside a terrarium, it's thriving at it's rate...
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    Introducing myself

    Thanks man.
  14. mango

    My collection

    And this other unidentified orchid, the flowers are very small, they don't open completely and self pollinates all the time. Unidentified orchid
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    My collection

    Hello, as promised, I´m uploading my orchid collection. In the past almost all my collection was made of orchids, but due the lack of space and other types of plants acquisitions, I had to reduce it dramatically. This is a Macodes petola Arundina graminifolia Epidendrum radicans P...
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