Its a good thing Gilda started this thread.
My first attempt with s/h is not very good. The plant is still alive (Paph) but progressing veeeeeery slowly. My second attempt is better. I bought 2 NOID Phal seedlings last May. One I repotted in s/h and the other in my usual bark and coco shell chip mix top with sphag. The one in s/h adopted much quicker and didn't lost its first 2 baby leaves but it grew smaller leaves compare to the one growing in bark mix. Both get the same amount and frequency of fertilizer.
Here they are now: