pirl wrote: There is no such thing as "TRYING" not to water. Just do not water even if the soil surface appears dry. The roots go down, not up, so there is no reason to water from the top or just because it appears dry. You have given the bulb notice to grow by watering so now let it grow.
Here is a photo of the window and the amaryllises: some are hidden by the pelargonium (zonal geranium) that just came back inside.