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    Oh, so a blue/red light is best?

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    I can't say specific to carnivorous plants, but it should apply the same so yeah a red/blue combo in the right wavelengths could do wonders. Find the wavelengths that the plants use and you can get some really lush plants.

    Another thing I've found (only once so far) that works pretty well with regular varieities of plants is to use an airstone/pump in the soil. It adds air to the soil for the roots and can cause some pretty awesome root growth. It sounds odd I know, but it does work and does bubble air through the soil. I'm not sure how this would work on wet bog like soil mixes though.

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    the red light would be unnatural for tropical plants they don't get the red shift in the fall, from the angle of the sun

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    ahh ok, I wasn't sure about that, I wasn't growing tropicals

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    I use these for the SPS in my reef tank, If they can grow corals they should be perfect for plants. Definitely looking to see the long term results of this.

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    i use a fair amount of red light in my high and lowland setups.

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