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    K, since I was bored, I took a pic of my lil P. lutea (thanks Lois).



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    Good photo, looks like a healthy little plant, coming along nicely.
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    Joseph,
    what do you think? would it be okay to feed those (Ben's) ping some ground up dehydrated crickets, or is this the wrong time of year to feed them?
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    I like to feed mine baby fish food (powder).

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    Sure, dried cricket powder sounds like a good Pinguicula food. As long as the plant continues to get good light, otherwise as the food rots it can have a deleterious effect on the leaves. I usually overcome this by spritzing periodically with pure water, after feeding.
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    The sphagnum looks great, too!

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    Ben , whatever works. Maybe I'll try some fish food too.
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    I've noticed that whenever I feed fruit flies or smaller flies to my warm-temperate pings, and nothing else in my terrarium, the old carcases get moldy. I've also noticed water droplets condense on the under side of their leaves, but not on any other plants. Maybe just because I keep them really wet?

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