First a little background,
I live in Sri Lanka where the temperature is at about 30c throughout the year. The sun is also very strong for the entire year and yeah we don't have different seasons here. On December it gets to about 25c but that's not much of a difference. The sun rises at about 6am and sets at 6pm. Starting from 10am to 3pm there is full sunlight and it's a bit hard to a person to work outdoors for more than 30minutes in direct sunlight. Also, in the area that I live, we don't have succulent nurseries or a place to buy succulent potting soil.
Previously, I bought succulent seeds from eBay but they turned out to be some weed. The "succulent" seedlings died instantly when I gave them a bit of morning sun from a shaded window(maybe they died because they weren't succulents).
These are the steps I followed to germinate them.
Take some normal soil and add extra stones into it so it will drain faster.
Put it into microwave at 800w for 2minutes.
Wait for it to cool down and then add seeds on the surface then cover it with a clear cover to trap the moisture inside.
I'm pretty sure that these aren't succulents.
Now my questions.
Am I mistaken and those are succulent seedlings ?
I bought new succulent seeds. Lets assume they are real succulent seeds.So I'm going to give it a try again. The steps I followed to germinate "succulents" were correct or something was wrong?
I have also bought a 10w grow led chip. Can I use it to grow the seedlings? If so, how high should I place the led grow light? (When lit, it's colour is similar to pink)
How often should I water the succulents as they grow up? The soil that I mixed up drains fast. I watered the soil 3days ago just to check and it still is a bit wet to the touch.
How fast should the soil dry up?
If the succulents germinate how many hours of sunlight should I give them? If it's possible to use the grow lights. How many hours of light should I give?
Sorry for the image quality. It's the only image that I have of them.