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    Quote Originally Posted by Randoja View Post
    Plants are looking good Brian, nice work!
    Thanks Randy! Yours are looking great too.
    ~Burgeoning connoisseur of all things ventricosa or otherwise tubby.~

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    Nice dude! those jonesii seedlings are looking top notch.
    Its only a matter of time
    before they take over...

    That ceph also has some exuberant coloring.

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    So now that the mystery ants are all gone (I promise its true this time!) Every plant that got a mouthful now has a very noticable leaf jump! Im loving it!

    N. sibuyanesis


    N. burkei


    N. ventricosa(arist x thorelli)




    N. ventricosa "Red"


    Bonus picture, little burkei pitcher:
    Last edited by Sashoke; 06-18-2015 at 04:29 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sashoke View Post
    Found this tiny little guy hiding on my S. flava. He blends in really well! Anybody know the species?
    It is a crab spider.

    "Nowadays, there are more than 2000 species of crab spiders all around the world. Only in the United States there are known to live around 200 species. Numerous crab spider species can be seen in Canada, too. The spider will mostly be seen on yellow, green and white flowers, but it can also make a habitat on woods, edges and in gardens."

    "This spider a part of the Thomisidae family, of the Thomisoidea superfamily, Araneae order, Arachnida class, Arthropoda phylum and Animalia kingdom,"

    "There are about 170 genera of spiders of this type in the world and more than 2,000 species that are known."

    Above quotes are from:
    http://www.crabspider.org/category/g...he-crab-spider

    Do a GOOGLE search for "crab spider images" to see the many wonderful varieties of this type of spider.
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    What do you do when you see an endangered animal that eats only endangered plants?

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    This wasp was too big to get eaten.



    Capensis seedlings, bottle cap for scale.



    Under the dichrosepala



    These 2 have finally made pitchers that go out of the pot.




    N. ventricosa "Black peristome" made a small pitcher for some reason, still cute though. (Previous pitcher in background, its way bigger)


    Im really excited for all these tendrils. With 3 pitchers developing at once, surely at least one will be a beaut!


    So one of the ice bottles I use to cool my plants was touching a tendril without me realizing (the leaf was stretching up really high) and it is now all shrivelled up (freezer burn) anybody know if this will make a pitcher or not?



    At this point my spathulata x rob is a ship in a bottle. Its actually grown so much it can no longer fit through the gap in the greenhouse door, so I cant move it to look at this pitcher it made. So enjoy the back of it!



    I could get it out by taking the "tarp" off of the rack but its not that big of a deal.

    One last sibuyanensis glamour shot ;P

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    So the ants are back again.

    "Ring of fire"


    sibuyanesis and ventricosa "Black" are getting their fill again.




    D. binata seedlings:



    That deathcube VFT is finally making some new growth after being severely sunburned. (Acceptable losses)





    N. spath x rob plz. Plz you dont know what you're doing. It doesnt have to be this way. Plz.

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    N. spathulata x rob has a really interesting lopsided peristome on this pitcher.

    ~Burgeoning connoisseur of all things ventricosa or otherwise tubby.~

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    dayum, your spatxrob is getting really big, looking super nice!! Your collection is is really growing!1

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    N. ventricosa(aristxthorelli) just opened its prettiest pitcher yet.


    ~Burgeoning connoisseur of all things ventricosa or otherwise tubby.~

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    N. ventricosa(aristxthorelli)'s new pitcher is done forming. This thing is beautiful!




    My N. ventricosa "red"s developing pitchers are really promising! Theyre already bigger than its previous pitcher and It doesnt look like theyre quite yet ready to pop. Keep growing! Keep growing! (also you can see the ludicrous amount of ants in that pitcher in this shot)



    N. ventricosa "black peristome" made a new pitcher. (Also in the background, more ants.)



    N. burkei is opening a new one as well.


    After years of an uneasy truce, N. "Red Leopard" has broken the peace and set out on a conquest into my Cephalotus' pot.

    We'll say it now folks, the strength and size of the Red Leopard is undeniable. It has a massive size advantage over the Cephalotus, and things arent looking good for our Australlian friends. However the word is the Cephalotus got a meal lately, that extra energy might be just what it needs to reinforce its western front with more soldiers and more defenses.

    On the other hand, the United Nepenthes might not stand for this. After all the war mongering of Red Leopard has been frowned upon in the past. Will N. Spathulata x Rob and N. ventricosa "Red" step up and help Cephalotus defend? We cant be sure for now, but the word on the street is the United Nepenthes is in council as we speak, very possibly discussing this critical topic...

    Until a decision is reached, our hearts and prayers go out to the Cephalotus people.





    Shout out to Paul (Whimgrinder) for sending me a bunch of really nice plants, vine cuttings of N. burkei "madja as" and a bunch of seed grown N. ventricosas. I appreciate it Paul!
    Last edited by Sashoke; 07-06-2015 at 10:09 PM.
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