orchidarium

How to heat the new vivarium…

I have experimented a little with my new orchid vivarium and I have not really solved how I will heat it sufficiently… I want to keep it in my intermediate/cool growing roomwhere nighttime temp can dip down to 15 degrees in the winter. So the room temperature is definitely not helping. I am aiming for a medium temperature (at night) of 19-24 degrees inside the cabinet (while the room stays at 15-19 degrees) in the colder months.

I don’t think the heatmat I use for my flask babies […]

By |2009-01-25T13:18:53+01:00January 25th, 2009|Categories: A day in the life of...|Tags: , |1 Comment

Whoops… I came home with another orchidarium

new orchid vivariumI was window shopping at terrariums on “blocket,” kind of a Swedish version of Craig’s list… I saw one, the guy lived 10 minutes away and I gave him an offer of half of what he was asking and he took it!! … soooo it just kind of happened….

Ehm… anyhow, the dimensions are 75cm wide 80 cm tall 40 cm deep […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:18+01:00January 22nd, 2009|Categories: A day in the life of...|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Whoops… I came home with another orchidarium

Mmmm phalaenopsis species…

There are just some really AWESOME phal species out there – and I have come to the conclusion that I want them all!!

I have realized that I am going to have to patiently wait until I can get a large orchid growing cabinet (I am dreaming of a “svep” vivarium from Dusk) for warm species until I can get most of them…. But until then, I really need to look into […]

By |2008-11-26T19:14:24+01:00November 26th, 2008|Categories: A day in the life of...|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mmmm phalaenopsis species…