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Irregular Phalaenopsis Flowers No ID

This is a discussion on Irregular Phalaenopsis Flowers No ID within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Mass medication happens there too? 3 of our 5 big cities have banned it, while ...

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    Mass medication happens there too? 3 of our 5 big cities have banned it, while the Hamilton and Tauranga city councils aren't listening to their citizens pleas. Its just mass poisoning, and studies have shown it isnt good for you at all, and anyway, they do it for people living below the poverty line who cant really afford toothpaste, so they expect them to drink fluorodated water, yet soft drink is cheaper than paying a monthly water bill. Once again the local govts lose yet dont realize......

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    My plants are watered with flouridated and seem not to have many ill effects. They usually die from other causes.

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    hmmmm..idk...anymore....but fluoride has no benefits for teeth either....its really dumb and you ingest most of it anyways.....you ever read the warning labels on toothpaste?...one tube can kill a person...crazy...its funny how the fluoride that water treatment plants use is industrial waste from harvesting natural gas. This process of mining natural gas is called fracking. So its an easy way to get ride of waste.... i quess >.<......mess up part is....is if you personally dump fluoride in a water source it can be considered an act of terrorism and putting people at risk.......mmmmmmmmmm sounds fishy.....im glad jorden, that people are finally realizing this and banning it......natzi germany used to use fluoride for population and mental control....history always repeats it self...they just change the billboard and reason. Some how we all nod yes and fall into line.......oh yeah..ORCHIDS..lol.

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    hmm....yea i know that fluoride bi-products from natural gas harvesting plants is considered so toxic that it is actually kept on vacumed chambers, and yes, i have read the warnings, and i agree it does nothing for you. unfortunatly for me i have to use sensitive toothpaste which means the fluoride level is bumped up to counter the extra strontium acetate and potassium nitrate levels, because "sensitive teeth need extra protection!" I think its the strontium acetate/potassium nitrate that does any good, not the fluoride....YUCK

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    im curious to do some experiments with orchids and tap water...maybe divide one of my plants so i have a control.....hmmm

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    You've got to admit, though, that it looks pretty neat - I'll bet your mother likes it enough.

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    lol....it is deff interesting...and she does love the flowers either way...your right!

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    I always water with tap water with no worries. I even drink it without having to think about what may be in it. Straight in the aquarium with no additives too! This is the peace of mind I have living in a tiny town that just pumps it out of a clean well. Don't think we are even sophisticated enough to filter it first, and too broke to chlorinate or add flouride. Everyone talks of using special clean water for their flowers, I guess I am blessed to just have pure snowmelt in my kitchen sink.

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    deff....well thats good......i dont drink tap water myself....not to mention the crap that they put in ...but the traces of prescription drugs such as birth control and other stuff that leach into the wells and such... but its a w/e i guesss...we are already all toxic i suppose... no getting away from that

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    there was a huge thing made of the fluoride in Hamiltons tap water by means of a massive gathering and march through the city this afternoon....me included
    The city councils response? "we will look into it"
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