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cdub

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Anyone know what this one is? I have seen them in a few of my paph pots. They are slow-moving and I normally find them on top of the media in the morning when the lamps turn on. As a biologist who studied entomology, I'm embarrassed to say it looks "millipede-ish." I believe their presence has led to the decline in a few of the plant roots, although that may be coincidence, I don't know.



Here's a close-up.

 
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I don't know what it is but I've gotten them too, along with the more classic millipedes. As soon as the millipedes start to show I take it as an indicator that I need to change my medium. Let us know if you find out what it is.
 
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goldenrose

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Is anyone else more concerned about the yellow globs to left & upper right of the legged creature?
 
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cdub

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Is anyone else more concerned about the yellow globs to left & upper right of the legged creature?
That's just bits of sphag. The media in this particular pot is close to needing to be replaced, and I will, but I figure I'd see if anyone knew what this pest is.
 

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