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    Sarracenia pitcher lid drying

    Hi there,

    A few Sarrs in my recirculating mini bog had this issue for a while. The tip of the lid begins drying. The plants push out new pitchers regularly and seem to be doing fine overall. ...
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    A new jewl in your collection?

    A new jewl in your collection?
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    Some people just place the ping onto wet mix. I...

    Some people just place the ping onto wet mix. I used to make a little mound with a cavity on the top and place the plants rhizome in that cavity. I only did it because some pings tend to "lift"...
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    Yeah it should be perfectly safe. I had some...

    Yeah it should be perfectly safe. I had some elaborate mixes similar to what you are describing and as long as you wash everything thoroughly it can sit in water for weeks on end and never develop...
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    APS or APM contains acrilite and zeolite. And if...

    APS or APM contains acrilite and zeolite. And if I remember correctly Turface is just a brand name for one of them (i think acrilite?) It will work fine.

    The only potential mentioned by members...
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    wash it with tap water until the water runs clear...

    wash it with tap water until the water runs clear and leave soaking overnight in distilled water. It will leach out more minerals. Rinse once more after that with distilled water and you are good to...
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    You could use Aquatic Planting Soil (Turface)....

    You could use Aquatic Planting Soil (Turface). Just soak it thoroughly to leach stuff out. Walmart supposedly sells them im 20lb bags. Also it is often available in local nurseries.
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    Hi there, i recently described my sand adventures...

    Hi there, i recently described my sand adventures here: http://www.terraforums.com/forums/general-discussions/140928-brand-sphagnum-peat-moss-2.html#post1196909

    Look foor pool sand suppliers and...
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    There are plenty of threads about it on TF. Here...

    There are plenty of threads about it on TF. Here is mine:

    Search
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    Does it ever get direct sunlight?

    Does it ever get direct sunlight?
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    Although this would be perfect, it is definitely...

    Although this would be perfect, it is definitely against the rules. These ******** from condo association not only have a limit on the pots (2!!!!) that we may have outside but also on what can and...
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    I was thinking about it recently as well. It is...

    I was thinking about it recently as well. It is not the outside conditions that I am worried about it's the human curiosity that I am sure will affect the plants adversely.
    I do have a recently...
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    Although your ideas would definitely work and I...

    Although your ideas would definitely work and I did consider them seriously!!!, I am leaning towards some kind of a plastic enclosure with holes large enough for the insects to pass through and...
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    Interesting. Are the aquarium gravel particles...

    Interesting. Are the aquarium gravel particles you mention almost oval in shape, really smooth? The stuff I have is literally crushed quartz :)
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    I am not sure if someone mentioned or not, but...

    I am not sure if someone mentioned or not, but consider inoculating the soil with a mix of Trichoderma Atroviride from AmPac Biotech and Trichoderma + other Beneficial bacteria found in Great White -...
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    So in the full the it takes around 3.5 weeks for...

    So in the full the it takes around 3.5 weeks for the water level in the bottom container to drop below a point where pump stops working. The highest TDS I have seen was 20ppm.

    On the other hand...
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    Jcal, also see if there are any "Well...

    Jcal, also see if there are any "Well construction" companies around. They use industrial silica for well lining as I mentioned in the reply to your original question. The sand I am using is not...
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    Very nice! Plants look great! Keep up the updates.

    Very nice! Plants look great! Keep up the updates.
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    Heli, Welcome back? Where is this from?

    Heli,

    Welcome back? Where is this from?
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    More suspected than expected. I guess combining...

    More suspected than expected. I guess combining it with recirculating solar pump setup and a larger container with water would make it last longer outside.

    Is the temp. drop you are seeing...
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    Nice zeer pot you got there!. How often do you...

    Nice zeer pot you got there!. How often do you add water in the worst case scenario?
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    emc2, Curios to see how plants are doing...

    emc2,

    Curios to see how plants are doing under yous lights are they getting nice coloration?
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    This week I bought 2K of Neoseiulus californicus...

    This week I bought 2K of Neoseiulus californicus mite species to take care of my wife's house plants infestation. These guys are much longer "lasting" then the red mites in the OP as they can survive...
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    If I remember correctly your LED mix consists of...

    If I remember correctly your LED mix consists of Deep Red, Blues, and various whites. I wonder if the same coloration can be achieved only with combination of Red and Blue skipping everything else?
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    If you do have meetups, count me in.

    If you do have meetups, count me in.
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