Unidentified Prickly Friends

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    I have no idea about these things but they seem to flourish on an internal windowsill..can some kind soul identify my Cacti

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      Well cacti are not my thing but @Zigs might know I expect he will be around later..
       
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        Thanks @Marley Farley...I've had some of them for a few years and nearly killed them in the greenhouse at one stage... I am not sure if the 2nd pic top is an actual cacti but I would still like to know its name all the same.
         
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        Sorry, not a clue, I just grow em :dunno:
         
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          Thats two of us then hahahahahaha....Tell me about your Home Brew exploits instead then...I've been hearing a few murmurings..:roflol:
           
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          This ones been drinking me homebrew :doh:

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                pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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                I'll have a bash, but cacti are not easy to ID, often the flower helps.
                No 1 looks like some kind of Cereus
                No 2 Kalanchoe
                No 3 could be a very young Ferocactus emoryi
                No4 is an I dont have a clue job :biggrin:
                No 5 possible Echinocereus .............
                No 6 Mammillaria ...............
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                  IMG_6862.JPG Ooh just the post I need....bought this "cactus garden" off a road side stall in devon this weekend....£2.50.

                  Any idea what's in it @pete ?
                   
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                    Total guess @Snorky85 :biggrin: but..

                    One at the back sempervivum of some sort, middle prickly pear? Bottom mammilaria? can't see the red to the right tidy and I have no idea about the ones on the left. :noidea:
                     
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                      Thanks @Linz you've got more of an idea than me. I can use the names and look them up now!
                       
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                        pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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                        Tricky, I'm no expert at IDing, if I aint grown it, the chances are I wont know it.
                        I bought something similar recently to the succulent at the back think it maybe something like Pachyphytum.
                        A couple of Prickly pears there, (opuntia), the others are a bit small to guess, but could be Chamaecereus.
                         
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                          Thanks @pete, youve def got a better idea on me so what youve told me is great thanks. :)
                           
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