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    Hello.

    I would recommend that unless you have a fairly large tank, start with a smaller species of Frogfish/anglerfish. That particular species grows large and fast. Also they are best kept in a species...
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    Help

    You will need to get your nightime temps a little cooler to about 55-60*F. Needs typical highland growing conditions for longterm.
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    Good to see the N. ramispina also made it. That...

    Good to see the N. ramispina also made it. That is one of my most favorite highlanders. Did any of the hamatas I sent you make it?
    As far as Amsterdam goes, hard to get in trouble there unless...
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    Hey SK, Is that the N. jacquelineae I sent you? ...

    Hey SK, Is that the N. jacquelineae I sent you? If it is, glad to see it acclimated to your conditions. The mother plant that basal came from is a stunner. Once it starts pitchering for you, it...
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    You can buy RO water from a grocery store for...

    You can buy RO water from a grocery store for about .30 cents a gallon from an RO machine. Will need some plastic jugs/milk containers. Every Wal-Mart has an RO machine that I've seen. This is...
  6. I've never had any problem with any of the...

    I've never had any problem with any of the lowland species/hybrids. Highlanders are another story. N. argentiii - I killed two of these and my third I gave it away. N. ramispina ( one of my...
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    Very nice N. hirsuta/hispada. Have never grown...

    Very nice N. hirsuta/hispada. Have never grown it, but I think the pitchers are great on this species. May have to pick this plant up and start growing. Can see why it got its name as it is very...
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    Thats why its buyer beware when purchasing from...

    Thats why its buyer beware when purchasing from overseas. That same nursery probably has a CP distributor in the states or several that you could order from. You will have to do some research to...
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    Take a look at the Econoline Plus greenhouse kit ...

    Take a look at the Econoline Plus greenhouse kit 8' x 10' at greenhousemegastore. Very easy to assemble. Comes with plant shelving and a heater. Very nice greenhouse for the money($1295.00, free...
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    Dexenthes if I remember correctly, Wistuba does...

    Dexenthes if I remember correctly, Wistuba does not post any payments until the plants actually ship to the US. Someone correct me if I am wrong. I have only ordered from them 3 times in the past...
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    Absolutely love your falconeri. Mine is just...

    Absolutely love your falconeri. Mine is just coming out of dormancy and hopfully in a few months look as good as yours. It is flowering and starting to produce traps again afer a 3 month dormancy. ...
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    150 euros, not bad for an extremely rare plant in...

    150 euros, not bad for an extremely rare plant in cultivation. Are these seed grown or TC'ed? Most likely TC'ed from this supplier. I wonder how many different clones there are? Also remember I...
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    How old are your T5 tubes/bulbs? If they are old...

    How old are your T5 tubes/bulbs? If they are old ( 1 -2 yrs), they lose intensity and spectrum. That could be the culprit. Also how close to lights the raff is as light intensity decreases with...
  14. Very nice growing SK. Glad you could salvage...

    Very nice growing SK. Glad you could salvage some of those plants. If you like the jamban, just wait til you see the jacquelineae if it survived. Its pitchers are supper dark. Michael at CPJ...
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    Looks like it could possibly be a N. x...

    Looks like it could possibly be a N. x trusmadiensis.
  16. I just recently had the same thing happen to one...

    I just recently had the same thing happen to one of my N. flava and also my seedgrown N. hamata. Although my second N. flava is fine and my N. jamban and four other N. hamatas are fine/no sign of...
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    New Nepenthes Books

    My "Pitcher Plants of the Old World" Vol. 1 & 2 finally arrived yesterday. These books are tremendous. Stayed up til 2AM reading Vol. 1. Any nepenthes enthusiast needs to have these books in their...
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    I do not have any way of taking pictures at this...

    I do not have any way of taking pictures at this time. Been meaning to purchase a digital camera but keep putting it off. I got my "Marbled Dragon" as a free gift with an order from "Sunbelle"...
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    The 400 watt fixture could never be too intense...

    The 400 watt fixture could never be too intense lightwise. Nothing is as intense as the sun. The problem as you already mentioned would be the heat generated. Your chamber could possibly overheat....
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    With a chamber that size you may want to look at...

    With a chamber that size you may want to look at a 270 Watt HPS system with the son-agro full spectrum bulb. If it is in your budget can get a Sungrow fan cooled light for about $250-300. It would...
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    I have a N. thorelli x truncata that is like your...

    I have a N. thorelli x truncata that is like your #2 only a much darker red. Wonder how many different clones there are? Anyway, very nicely grown plants.
    I also have a "Marbled Dragon" (N. maxima...
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    Can hardly wait til mine arrive. Have been on...

    Can hardly wait til mine arrive. Have been on order for 8 months.
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    I am "Old School" as far as fertilizing goes for...

    I am "Old School" as far as fertilizing goes for my CP's. I don't fertilize with any chemicals. I do fertilize/feed all my Neps twice a month with live insects ( crickets or roaches ). Mother...
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    Great looking greenhouse. Glad to see the N....

    Great looking greenhouse. Glad to see the N. "black beauty" has taken off for you. It is a very, very vigourous grower. Has the basal started to grow and produce pitchers yet? Looks like you have...
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    I have been growing my N. northiana in a mix 60%...

    I have been growing my N. northiana in a mix 60% live LFS and fine orchid bark for the past 1-1/2 years and is doing great. I have to give kudos as Tony mentioned the article in the ICPS newsletter....
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