help identifying plant

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help identifying plant

Postby srod » Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:41 am

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Can anyone identify this plant for me ?
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Re: help identifying plant

Postby hun73r » Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:41 am

Tillandsia

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Re: help identifying plant

Postby srod » Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:45 am

Anyone have any tips on gettin this too grow it has turned brown it was green at one point what can I do to help this plant grow?
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Re: help identifying plant

Postby hun73r » Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:46 am

move it up higher in the vivarium and keep it from getting wet. Likes humidity but hates being wet.

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Re: help identifying plant

Postby srod » Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:47 am

Ok awesome... its as high as it cen be ill stop wetting it I didnt know ill up date in a week

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Re: help identifying plant

Postby srod » Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:29 pm

Ok so I think ive killed this plant.. I stopped watering it to see if the plant would dry up. It used to be green but now it is brown and droopy. Since I stopped watering it it has been growing white fuzz ... is there a technique to get this plant back ? I had a problem with my silver skies before I chopped it all up and now its finally growing back some leaves.
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Re: help identifying plant

Postby hun73r » Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:47 pm

Dry it out. Keep it in bright light but outside viv until dry.


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Re: help identifying plant

Postby srod » Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:48 pm

Ok

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Re: help identifying plant

Postby srod » Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:54 pm

I dont have any bright light.. but I rolled it into a paper towel to help soak up any water.. then I put it in my wifes bamboo shoots where it wont get any water.. hopefully it will try out in a couple of days I can always try to wrap it in paper towels tomorrow and see how that works.
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Re: help identifying plant

Postby srod » Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:32 am

The plant is drying still a bit wet.. its leaves are falling off ... is there a possible recovery?
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Re: help identifying plant

Postby Philsuma » Thu Jun 26, 2014 2:46 am

Airplants are delicate. That one is doomed. Good news is that they are not expensive.

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Re: help identifying plant

Postby srod » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:30 pm

Got some new airplants plan to try this again.. all I have to do is not get them wet :) should I pull it out of the viv when misting?
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Re: help identifying plant

Postby Philsuma » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:54 pm

Yeah, pull them out or mist around them. I really don't know too many people that have them in vivs. They are not easy to get the right conditions.


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