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    I just balt my VFT today. It's only little, not shore when and how to feed it as it living in doors. I can get millworms for it.

    I fed through the pin topics, but any tips would be great.

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    You really should try to grow it outside. They don't do to well indoors because they need a dorment period which is brought on by decreasing hours of light and temperature. If they are outside they can catch their own food. Don't feed it any kinds of meat like hamburger.

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    I acherly have no where to put it outside.

    I have read that some people have grown them indoors??
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    I guess you could grow under grow plant lights but you would need a timer to make sure they get the right about of hours of light everyday. Someone could tell you how much I think it's 12-14 hours. But you need very strong light. Next you would have to decrease the hours as it gets later in the year and then you would have to decrease the temps to around 35-40(maybe a little higher, someone else could tell you the exact range) degrees for about 3 months.

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    I grow my VFT under only 82 watts of light, and they do just fine. In winter, temps around 40-50 degrees Fahrenheit should be good.



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    I can do that.

    I a god lerner like to know what I'm doing, reconmendations on good light sorce's ect..
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    Whatever light you get, make sure it is at least 70 watts. Also make sure the light is no more than 1' away from the plant. And make sure it is NOT a regular light bulb, they put out to much heat. Get a fluorescent fixture.
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    Hi vixen and welcome to TerraFoums! VFT's do best when kept outside. They love the sunlight, moist soil, and exposure to the air. No need to go out of your way to feed them. They are good at catching flies and spiders and bees. I keep mine in a minibog, which is nothing more than a bucket of peat, sand, and long fibred sphagnum moss, which may be purchased at ant DYI store. I give them rain water or distilled water.

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