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    my TC & indoor growing experience

    Yep, probably, just too lazy to mist it every day, just waterlog it so i dont have to water so often haha heres another one that wasnt blended.. would be interested to do same thing with fully vibrant green moss, and blend it because it seems to have worked rather well with this half dead zombie...
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    my TC & indoor growing experience

    still nothing to report really, no real callus or growth present yet, the blended moss is growing quite well when compared to unblended (would be better to do it with lively green moss.. ill see what i can do lol) moss number of growth points coming out at the closes parts to the lights
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    my TC & indoor growing experience

    Bummer, i'll have to try a larger leaf next time... ill have to dome it so it doesnt get covered with flies heres something i'm experimenting with. blended some half dead sphagnum and put it under lights. now it's starting to grow , should look better in a week or two this VFT looks like it's...
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    my TC & indoor growing experience

    did yours go quite black when put thru the process? i did something like 2 mins h2o2 3% 5 mins bleach 10% then sterile water and in, obviously the vfts handles it much better as much larger and less vascular leaves. i could give it a shot with root cuttings but dunno
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    my TC & indoor growing experience

    Hi, this thread is to post about my TC and indoor growing. starting it off heres a few plants i have indoors atm and heres some stuff i just put in TC yesterday mostly fly traps, including one melody shark which is still quite rare in australia and drosera adelae which i did from a new...
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    D. Adelae color under LED lights

    Just thought this was cool. i built a LED light for culture, put a couple plants under it as sort of a pre-explant clean environment this adelae gained alot of color in about 7 days seems to have about the same amount of dew (which is pretty minimal both before and after) so i dont think...
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    Cephalotus from seed

    cheers john, by 10% do u mean 10% of a standard bleach from the shops (which is like 4-5% active ingredient) working out to like 0.4-0.5% active ingredient? or use a stronger chemical to make 10% mixture?
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    Cephalotus from seed

    Yes i will be using ppm in the medium also. i dont have a LFH
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    Cephalotus from seed

    cheers john, will do.. ill put a couple in now without strat because i was sent quiet alot and put most in the fridge and see how the difference is. How would u sterilize them? i probably just do like a ppm mixture with tween and let it soak for a while have seen someone mention charcoal for...
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    Cephalotus from seed

    Has anyone here successfully cultured ceph from seed? i have some fresh from a friend and i want to put it in culture all i've read so far is to use a very weak ms media like 1/5 or 1/10 also heard about removing embryo from husk which improves germination and reduces contamination anyone had...
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    Keeping cultures cool

    I live in australia and the temperature can get up to around 43c outside in my area, and in the past it has cooked some expensive cultures. just now got my own place and looking to get back into the hobby, i dont want that to happen again (and im not looking to constantly air con a whole room of...
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    Pressure cooker

    yeah cool, microwave probably not as good as you couldn't easily sterilize towel and syringes/tools im still waiting a few weeks for some supplies to arrive from overseas but i think ill also get an 8l electric cooker, never had any endogenous media contam last time i was doing this stuff with...
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    Pressure cooker

    yeah, nothing beats the convinience of an electric one though.. self timing, self regulating, presets etc, and dont have to take up the kitchen and balance temperatures . just getting back into the hobby and looking at my options. i didnt have any problems last time when i just had a cheap...
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    Pressure cooker

    i used to use an electric pressure cooker, none of them get up to 15 bar as far as i know. never had problems with contam, probably get to about 70-80 kpa or 10-11 psi. even had cultures that i left for 3 years when i went travelling (the plants were dead, but there was no contamination). might...
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    Willy's TC Journey

    nice! i see a while ago u show a pic of adelae culture. did you manage to get seeds for it or explant some material? perhaps a root cutting whcih i guess is harder to sterilize, or maybe a leaf cutting? what worked for u? also curious about the ceph culture, did u grow from seed, explant or find...
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