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    Flip_Side_the_Pint's Avatar
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    Hey guys,

    I was wondering when you receive a new plant, how long do you wait before giving it its first meal?
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    When a new pitcher forms. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif[/img] The present pitchers (if any) I top off with water to help the plant adjust to the environment.

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    u should wait a week or two, so the pitcher can pump enzymes and acids into the water
    hope that helps,
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    In my experience, neps that get a SMALL meal after shipping recover more quickly than those that don't. However, too big a meal will destroy the pitcher. It has to be able to digest/absorb the meal quickly because, in a shocked state, it will be less able to fight off the effects of mold/fungus in the pitchers.
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