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  1. Thread: Large Traps :p

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    Hi Venus, None of the pics on your website are...

    Hi Venus,

    None of the pics on your website are coming up. Can anyone else see them? http://www.petflytrap.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/confused.gif
  2. Thread: A second flower?

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    It's actually really annoying when it puts up...

    It's actually really annoying when it puts up several flower stalks! I've had to cut four off my red dragon (my most flourishing plant). It makes me think that maybe it is trying to tell me...
  3. Thread: Too Big?

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    Hi, I wouldn't recommend poking around until...

    Hi,

    I wouldn't recommend poking around until you hear roots snapping... might not be too favourable to your plants!

    Bear in mind that your plants may have their growth limited if there isn't...
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    Hi, Its the first stages of moss growing on...

    Hi,

    Its the first stages of moss growing on the perlite, give it a few weeks and it will spread onto your 'soil' and become proper moss eventually. The moss is fine as long as it doesn't swamp...
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    Hey moderator (Statik2426), How much are they...

    Hey moderator (Statik2426),

    How much are they paying you to flog thir plants??? Do you receive commission!!! http://www.petflytrap.com/iBhtml/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif

    You'll soon be a...
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    My d. aliciae has an infestation of aphids,...

    My d. aliciae has an infestation of aphids, unfortunatly they have all gathered in the centre of the rosette and are hiding on the underneath of the leaves...
  7. Thread: What do I do?

    by Oli G
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    Your purchasing questions depend on where you...

    Your purchasing questions depend on where you live. If you live in the US you can get a small terrarium and the shagum peat moss from this site, look at the accessories section.

    If you are in the...
  8. Thread: Episode 2

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    I saw it on the weekend here in the UK. It was...

    I saw it on the weekend here in the UK.

    It was quite good but I was disappointed with the actor playing Anakin, McGregor wasn't as good as Obe Wan Kenobi as he was in the 1st one...
  9. Thread: Too much light?

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    The leaves are wider in spring and autumn to...

    The leaves are wider in spring and autumn to capture as much sun as possible (the sun is not so intense in spring/autumn), and in the summer when the sun is at its fullest intensity the leaves become...
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    I have rescued a Drosera Aliciae from a garden...

    I have rescued a Drosera Aliciae from a garden centre as it's co-plants were already dead, and it was clinging onto life.

    It was very dry when I got it and had no dew on the leaves at all.

    I...
  11. Thread: Nepenthes Hamata

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    Thanks for the info people, I went to a garden...

    Thanks for the info people, I went to a garden centre and saw a Drosera Aliciae just waiting to dry up and die, so I decided to rescue it. So it has taken the Nepenthes Hamata's place!

    The drosera...
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    Bit of a mix, but its all top quality (no...

    Bit of a mix, but its all top quality (no specific order):

    Jamiroquai
    Prodigy
    Michael Jackson
    Simon & Garfunkel
    Paul Simon
    Paul Van Dyke

    As I said, a bit of a mix!...
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    I got a Red Dragon from Mike King about a month...

    I got a Red Dragon from Mike King about a month ago, it came with 4 traps and two developing leaves. Its now got 6 traps - 3 of them are 1.5", and 9 developing leaves... its going to be big (it is...
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    The traps can start eating insects as soon as...

    The traps can start eating insects as soon as they open, it doesn't matter what colour they are.

    Once the trap has finished basic development it will start to open (from then on it can eat...
  15. Thread: Flowering

    by Oli G
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    Letting the flower grow can cause a decrease in...

    Letting the flower grow can cause a decrease in growth and death (extreme cases) of the VFT.

    If you want to cut it off (most people do I think) then just snip it off as close to the bottom as...
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    I don't think you'd survive here in England, it...

    I don't think you'd survive here in England, it is about 20 degrees celcius and this is getting towards summer temps... I dread to think what it's like for you in the summer!... I think I'd cook!
    ...
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    Howdy again DreyZ, doing the rounds as I am on a...

    Howdy again DreyZ, doing the rounds as I am on a break at work :cool: I have an analogue humidity meter which cost me about 2.50 (Aus&#366.50), it is not as precise as a good digital one; about...
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    In reference to the dome question, you can get...

    In reference to the dome question, you can get plastic domes that fit on top of the pots, they are thin clear platic and may or may not have holes.

    You can also get solid glass bell domes that...
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    I live in the UK, so conditions here are a bit...

    I live in the UK, so conditions here are a bit different to what you experience... but here goes:

    1. You can set up a terrarium (or a dome) to trap the moisture. There are several threads...
  20. Thread: Peat in the UK

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    Most large DIY shops and garden centres don't...

    Most large DIY shops and garden centres don't sell it anymore... (i used to work in one) because of the environment etc.

    Homebase still do, its 3.69 a bag I think, it's the only place I could...
  21. Thread: HELP PLEASE!

    by Oli G
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    I had this with my common VFT, the leaves were...

    I had this with my common VFT, the leaves were fine but the developing traps were just black (and dead I presume).

    I just cut the dead traps off the leaves and let the leaves carry on...
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    I found that one of my trap was lying sideways...

    I found that one of my trap was lying sideways (not completely upright) on the moist soil and after a couple of weeks it went black where it was touching the ground, I think it is too moist for the...
  23. Thread: Nepenthes Hamata

    by Oli G
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    Hi, I'm looking to acquire a nepenthes hamata...

    Hi,

    I'm looking to acquire a nepenthes hamata in the UK. Been looking around but as yet haven't been able to find a source.

    Anybody seen them about in the UK?
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    Doh! (by me) No links to Anatomy after all... ...

    Doh! (by me) No links to Anatomy after all...

    Doh! (for you) Stinky, dirty reservoirs...

    What job do you hope to do with the Masters when you have finished it Sarracenia? Or are you already in...
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    I have it on one of my VFTs as well. It has been...

    I have it on one of my VFTs as well. It has been there a while now, and some of it appears to be turning into moss, as I think it will all do.

    Just sit it out I reckon (unless the plants start...
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