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Well, today I give you closer inspections on the anatomy of the ant fern Solanopteris brunei, also called "potato fern". Solanopteris has (partly) a bad reputation of being difficult to grow. And at least I would second that it is challenging. And I am...I believe... infamous for my ability to kill hundreds if not thousands of plants due to my non-existent green thumb! HOWEVER Solanopteris brunei of all things has started to run riot under my care!!! How is that possible, lol! This is the whole plant as of yesterday afternoon: The black plastic basket has an edge length of 18 cm. I ten
Morning, I´m rather fed up now!!! Just a few days ago I wrote in this topic http://www.cpukforum...339#entry323848 "thanks God I have never had trouble with root mealy bug so far and hope this will remain the same!" What do you think I have discovered yesterday evening?! ROOT MEALY BUGS in my Lecanopteris terrarium!!!!! How funny is that, eh?! I am cursed I believe!! I have approx. 5 cm of water at the bottom of the tank and I wondered why are there so many white "ellipses" on the water. Could be springtails, but then they would be very large springtails! A closer look brought clarity! ht