DIY Biotope w/ tons of plants & a living wall and potential for disaster!

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Well, I'm going to need a few days to get up to speed after years of absence...Maybe after my NFL Sun. playoff games...I would like to understand better than I do right now...
 

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Well, I'm going to need a few days to get up to speed after years of absence...Maybe after my NFL Sun. playoff games...I would like to understand better than I do right now...
I've been away from AC for a few years, too. I always come back when it's time for an upgrade. If you have questions I can answer, I will.
 

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Pinkey Pinkey Do you find that your pothos vines kind of dig into the wall paint? (for lack of better terms)

I found with mine, the little feelers that stick to the walls will eventually dig right into the latex paint and drywall/sheetrock.
 

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Pinkey Pinkey Do you find that your pothos vines kind of dig into the wall paint? (for lack of better terms)

I found with mine, the little feelers that stick to the walls will eventually dig right into the latex paint and drywall/sheetrock.
Yes, I have that, too. They tend to stick to the latex strongly enough that when they die (which each vine will after a few years) they leave scars in the paint. I've not seen any dig through the drywall yet but that doesn't mean it hasn't happened without my noticing yet. I couldn't do this in a rental. From all I can tell, if I ever take down the vine there will need to be some texture repair and a professional repaint. Our plan is to live here until we die which means we have a few decades left. It might end up being a job for the kids. Who knows. . .I might get tired of the whole fish thing one day and take it all down. I don't see that yet but most of the future is pretty hard for me to see.
 
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