Recently potted phalaenopsis keikis
The media I originally used for my Phal keikis was very coarse, and would dry out within a day. I liked this as a way of helping transition the roots from being in open air to being potted, but the daily watering was bothersome.
In addition I am going away for 5 days for Thanksgiving, and while my dear boyfriend will be around to water a few of my orchids, I would rather not hassle him with caring for the entire collection. So the fewer of my plant that need daily watering, the better.
As a result, I switched out the original media for the finer grained material that I use on my oncidiums. This should retain moisture for a longer time than the coarse bark mix. The roots look healthy, and the older keiki is already growing a third new root.
And since I am going away, and leaving my computer behind in an attempt to avoid working over the break, I probably won't be posting until the weekend. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!