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My Orchid Paludarium

This is a discussion on My Orchid Paludarium within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; This is my second terrarium, and it has taken almost double the time of the ...

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    Default My Orchid Paludarium

    This is my second terrarium, and it has taken almost double the time of the first one! I wanted this one to have only orchids, and maybe some water plants. I'm hoping to have it almost completely planted after the Summer Orchid Fest next weekend.
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    ...and here it is at night
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    Wow what a lot of work...but so pretty. I'm guessing you sit watching that instead of tv some nights.
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    Nice! How long do you leave the light on at night? Does it ever get dark?

    Cheers,
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    The night light is less than 1 watt. I didn't think that would be enough light to disrupt the night cycle, but now that you mention it I think I'll set the timer to turn it off around the time I go to bed.

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    You could put a Betta fish in the bottom!

    Could you please describe your lighting and circulation system? Any cooling installed?

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    I am thinking about adding a betta once it's totally planted! I have 2- 4 3/4" 12v fans, as for lighting I have 1- 65watt and 1- 23watt compact fluorescent.

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    Very nice set up !!
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    Great work. I enjoy seeing how others are creative with orchids.

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    Really awesome setup you have there! Jus wanted to askif you use plain ordinary florescents or special plant ones.

    By the way, what is a betta fish?!?

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