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fish emulsion to use on mixed collection?

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    Question fish emulsion to use on mixed collection?

    Hi, guys! So glad to have your expertise and accumulated years of growing to draw upon! My question is...I've always had great luck growing just about anything with the addition of fish emulsion-will phals, catts, cyms respond favorably to a dose of it or should I stick to orchid specific preparations?
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    Quote Originally Posted by remo View Post
    Hi, guys! So glad to have your expertise and accumulated years of growing to draw upon! My question is...I've always had great luck growing just about anything with the addition of fish emulsion-will phals, catts, cyms respond favorably to a dose of it or should I stick to orchid specific preparations?
    Remo

    Remo, we use fish emulsion in rotation with our regular fertilizer. It works very well.

    Cheers,
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    remo i use fish emulsion exclusively ... and my plants are doing great with it.

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    I use it weakly in conjunction with that week's fertilizer.

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    Thank you all so much!
    Will add it to the weakly regimen this weekend.
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    I thought were supposed to eat the fish that we catch...now I need to make emulsion out of it. How does that happen? I think someome is going to have to help me here.Oops!

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    I though fish emulsion fertilizer was from fish poop, not the fish themselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cindiras View Post
    I though fish emulsion fertilizer was from fish poop, not the fish themselves.
    The commercial formulations are made from parts and whole "trash fish" that are not commercially viable or marketable.

    Susan

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