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    i've been playing and making the traps close... and then remember i read somewhere each trap closes only 3 times? why is it 3? what's so special about the number?

    thx

    (Edited by MarsGirl at 8:52 pm on May 13, 2002)

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    The number is not exact.

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    Playing with the traps eh? Have a slap on the wrist

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    Opening and closing involves growing.

    IT only will grow to a certain size, then it cant anymore.

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    i do the same thing play with them

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    I've found it's 3 or 4. Also, it depends on if the plant actually eats anything --- otherwise I've found it opens and closes more than 4.

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    not to nag... But you guys do know that you shouldn't mess with the traps and it isn't good for the plant ...don't you?

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    The number of times does very and it will very on conditions.

    There is no real way to know how many times that they will open and close.

    But 3-5 is an average, so sometimes you may get more and sometimes you may get less.

    But by playing with the traps, you take a chance on killing them faster, and if your plants aren't making new traps as fast as they die, the whole plant might not do so great.

    I will admit that I did it when I got my first plant. But only once.

    Now that you know that it works, I would leave it be and let it do its thing

    My &#360.02

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