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  1. Main factor is the temperature. The lower the temperature, the less etiolation. With that said, it's not a healthy way to grow plants long term. For a year, no problem. Every year, not good.
  2. Evil Genius

    cuzcoensis or peruvianus/cuzco

    Yeah, it's definitely not a Trichocereus cuzcoensis. Probably Trichocereus peruvianus of some sort.
  3. Evil Genius

    Monstrose ID

    Well yeah, that's some Opuntia relative, e.g. Corynopuntia and Cholla. Pretty spiny fuckers.
  4. Evil Genius

    What’s causing this ?

    It's either cold damage from condensed water, or sun damage. It's on the most exposed spots on the plant (the ribs), so it's almost certainly environmental.
  5. Evil Genius

    What is this and how do I treat it?

    It's a Scale infection and secondary scarring because of the Scale. Treating the scale with a pesticide should give the plant some time to recover.
  6. Evil Genius

    Looking for an ID

    Well yeah, Trichocereus peruvianus, most likely Matucana. Reminds me of Rosei 1 or Sharxx blue.
  7. Evil Genius

    Few more to id

    First one is a Notocactus/Parodia. Something like N.warasii or N.leninghausii. The other plant is probably a Trichocereus spachianus.
  8. Evil Genius

    Cactii Garden

    These have great potential. More sun and they will look great. Seen some Trichocereus peruvianus, some Trichocereus bridgesii, one might be PC but hard to tell etc.
  9. Evil Genius

    Trichocereus Peruvianus id please

    No worries, we've all been there. A good year or sometimes even two are needed to see smythe differences between certain forms and intermediates. Personally, I'm leaning strongly towards Peruvianus here.
  10. Evil Genius

    Trichocereus Peruvianus id please

    Too small to give a precise ID, but very likely a Trichocereus peruvianus.
  11. Evil Genius

    Couple of id’s

    First one is a Cleistocactus species, but too young to tell which one. Second one is an Echinocereus, probably Echinocereus triglochidatus. Post it when it flowers and I'll verify it.
  12. Evil Genius

    Hey all

    Hey mate, great to have you back.
  13. Evil Genius

    Eileen woes

    Photos aren't great, but pretty sure the original damage came from splitting up due to watering more than the plant could take in. Fresh air and it should heal fine. If it doesn't post it again.
  14. Evil Genius

    sick cactus

    Second plant has scale too. Same treatment, Neem, Azamax, Spinosad etc.
  15. Evil Genius

    sick cactus

    The original plant suffers from scale, which then again causes substantial scarring. Look into pesticides against Scale, e.g. Azamax or something similar.