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    a roach laid eggs in mine and its been well fed ever since. Leo
    place your sarra.purp. on the ground,it will catch a tons ofinsects,and maybe become the home of some tree frogs.

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    Well I just got mine a couple months ago here at PFT - I don't know how old that makes it, 2yrs?

    I think I know what the problem is. I keep it in a place that caters mostly to flying insects - on a balcony, on the ledge, 3rd floor, metropolitan setting. The only thing that maintains some insect traffic is that the building's landscaping acts as a kind of safe haven for them amidst all the surrounding concrete, and some of them wander up to my balcony. Maybe I'll put it on the balcony floor, and see if things get any better. Better yet, I'll buy a bunch of nonCP potted flowers to attract them. Or should I poop on my balcony? [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img]

    It's funny, I used to have an ant infestation in my condo every single year until I started growing CPs. Now I don't see a single ant. It's as if one of their scouts witnessed what I was doing here and warned the swarm. I long for those ants to come back.

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    Quote (Leo @ Aug. 16 2002,12:52)
    Or should I poop on my balcony? [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img]

    It's funny, I used to have an ant infestation in my condo every single year until I started growing CPs. Now I don't see a single ant. It's as if one of their scouts witnessed what I was doing here and warned the swarm. I long for those ants to come back.[/QUOTE]
    HAhahahha!...HAHAHAH you make me laugh...that reminds me of when I was searching for bugs I even considered using my little doggie's poop bags to lure it...but I decided against it finally [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img]
    I used to have so many ants and fruit flies too until my plants arrived!

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    My purps can't catch flying insects, but ants do march directly into the pitcher and drown like lemmings. So 90% of what its eating are ants. But still, I hate ants. They crawl all over my other sarrs and steal the catch [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/mad.gif[/img]
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    Quote (jodajo21 @ Aug. 16 2002,6:31)
    a roach laid eggs in mine and its been well fed ever since. Leo
    place your sarra.purp. on the ground,it will catch a tons ofinsects,and maybe become the home of some tree frogs.[/QUOTE]
    I really have a hard time bealivng this, the eggs would have been digested much before they hatched. I own a 20 foot by 20 foot square of pitcher plants, tropical or non. THERE outside, i inspect them everyday, and not even a roch has laid eggs in mine, plus were are you keeping yours? A ROACH? Dude thats sick those things are worse than flies, they eat flesh poop hair paint nails ETC. if yours is inside and it caught a roach, no offense. But, i have never seen a roach on my property my whole life. And dude? what do you mean by tree frogs? INSIDE? what? im sorry but this post makes no sense! About the roaches and frogs!?!
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    Quote (Plantdoctor @ Aug. 16 2002,7:44)
    I really have a hard time bealivng this, the eggs would have been digested much before they hatched. I own a 20 foot by 20 foot square of pitcher plants, tropical or non. THERE outside, i inspect them everyday, and not even a roch has laid eggs in mine, plus were are you keeping yours? A ROACH? Dude thats sick those things are worse than flies, they eat flesh poop hair paint nails ETC. if yours is inside and it caught a roach, no offense. But, i have never seen a roach on my property my whole life. And dude? what do you mean by tree frogs? INSIDE? what? im sorry but this post makes no sense! About the roaches and frogs!?![/QUOTE]
    We live in a heterogenous country. Unless you guys are neighbors, what you observe in your property has no correlation with what he obverves at his.

    Praise you! If you've never seen a roach on your property in your whole life, you're either very lucky or blissfully ignorant. Quite likely that there is at least one roach, if not more, within a 20 foot radius of you right now, masterfully out of sight.

    Tree frogs - yahuh, I hear from many reliable sources that it happens quite commonly dude. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wink.gif[/img]

    Anyway, thanks all for the suggestions. I should probably take my Sarr out on a picnic to the park every now and then for a feast. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wow.gif[/img]

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    lithopsman,
    Dude how do you do it? You ask a question about feeding your Nep and we end up discussing Sara's.
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