Cool vivarium – a drip system modification

I have got to admit… growing orchids is easy compared to growing moss! Well, my moss is doing just fine actually, but not without effort. All the time on the brink of drying out, and dry moss equals dead moss, so it has been a bit of a challenge. Providing enough water for the moss on the EpiWeb walls without over watering the orchids mounted on the very same walls is not easy. I believe […]

By | 2017-10-13T11:25:58+02:00 July 22nd, 2010|Categories: Cool vivarium build, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |6 Comments

Nematode warfare round 2

Namatode warefareIt is fungus gnat season again… sigh! They love warm wet vivariums and now it is summer with a lot warmer temperatures – which was followed by an explosive increase in fungus gnats. They look like a small  mosquito and some mistake them for the harmless common fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster). It is called Sciara hemerobioides, or dark-winged fungus gnats […]