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    Lightbulb A Dumb Question...

    Can a nep eat ants without any harm done to them(the plant)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMN16150 View Post
    Can a nep eat ants without any harm done to them(the plant)?
    Sure -- many of my intermediate plants, kept outside, seem to specialize in them; and, during the Summer, there are continuous ant trails along the leaves . . .
    “Sì perché l'autorità dell'opinione di mille nelle scienze non val per una scintilla di ragione di un solo . . ."

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    Just curious - why would you think ants would be harmful?
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    cant remember there was one nep that had symbiotic relationship with ants also. made a space in the pitcher for them to live in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kulamauiman View Post
    cant remember there was one nep that had symbiotic relationship with ants also. made a space in the pitcher for them to live in.
    Camponotus schmitz, I believe; the ant, that is . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBella View Post
    Camponotus schmitz, I believe; the ant, that is . . .
    Yes, in bicalcarata.

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    Camponotus are the carpenter ants in most places. Florida I saw one on all the pond apple trees/fruits...

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    Thanks people!
    Just curious - why would you think ants would be harmful?
    I've heard that ants will ruin pinguicula traps, and bite the inner sides of the VFT

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