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    Pics of beautiful D. spatulata split flower scape

    Hey all, the D. spatulata deluxe I received from a nursery over Thanksgiving is flowering and has a beautiful split in the scape. I am currently getting a timelapse of its movement using the same lens I captured these images last night and I will share the YouTube link later tonight when the...
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    I love Utric weeds when you get new plants! U. bisquamata and possibly U. reniformis!

    My two Winter Australian sundews have come from their original home with some Utrics in them. The ramellosa has what appears to be a reniformis kidney shaped leaf. I will know when it flowers. :D And the D. hookeri utric finally flowered and appears to be a U. bisquamata! Pretty little guys...
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    Timelapse of D. natalensis feeding on a flightless fruit fly - Oh the horror! :D

    No Sound 1700 frames with 30 frames a second Images were taken every 10 seconds. So when you see a moment of faster movement you know that the plant did that at a rate faster than 10 seconds. THREE Versions of the Timelapse in the video: Faster Rate | 200% faster Normal Rate | 1700 frames at...
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    Humic Acid Buildup or Strong Light Burn?

    Hey everyone! Thanks for helping me out! I have upgraded my amount of light and made sure the light was really close to my drosera with a slanted angle on the fixture to allow for taller growing plants and flowers on one side. For about four weeks now I have had this setup and been adding...
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    Is this D. scorpioides gemmae & should I force them off if they don't want to come?

    Is this D. scorpioides gemmae & should I force them off if they don't want to come? Hey those of you familiar with gemmae ON the parent plant! Thanks for checking in! I got a Drosera scorpioides and it must have struggled too much in the shipping or already gone dormant but it looks pretty...
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    Accidentally triggered Dormancy in Tuberous Drosera | Any way to halt or reverse it?

    Well, my new really great looking Drosera ramellosa is going dormant. I am pretty sure my new conditions has triggered dormancy since Day Temps get to 82 degrees sometimes and it isn't dipping as much as it could at night. I am guessing the space is just too easily kept warm despite the...
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    Soil in Ziploc bags for years = Terrible for plants or Great?

    Hey guys! Thanks for looking in on my thread, I need a consensus from those of you that might know. 3-5 years ago...the exact year I am not sure of. Long story short: While working at Disney from 2012-2015 I started up on my CPs again so I know roughly the time this was just not exactly. Back...
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    Current USA Freshwater Satellite LEDs

    It has been SO LONG since I have grown CPs that I have a CFL bulb needing replaced and actually thought I could get some at Lowes/Home Depot still! XD Boy was I surprised to see the complete takeover of LEDs! Moving on to strip light LEDs is the perfect time right now as I am just coming back...
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    CP Related podcast - Would you listen to it?

    Hey all, I have noticed posts mentioning the Sarracenia Northwest podcast, but I can't seem to find it using their name or Carnivorous Plants as keywords. So maybe they stopped producing it. That led me to thinking more seriously about starting a Carnivorous Plant related podcast of my own. I...
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    Bought a house! Inherited Apple and plum trees

    I am wearing my big boy pants now, and like any big boy should do, I got myself into a tremendous amount of debt and bought a house! Love the house, it actually came with a large yard and a room that even my wife calls my "Plant Room"! More to come on that later... :D In that awesome yard are...
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    New Drosera seedlings! (Pics)

    Hey all, Been growing some Drosera from seed this winter/spring. Pictures below are not the greatest but they work. I took some of them from my 8-10 yr. old Nikon Coolpix 8700 and the magnified ones through my 10x loupe using my iPhone. The loupe All images are from Friday night March...
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    Looking to buy U. longifolia & U. sandersonii (white or blue)

    Hey all, Looking to buy: Utricularia longifolia Utricularia sandersonii Utricularia sandersonii 'blue' Thank you!
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    Looking for any Pygmy gemmae

    Looking for any Drosera Pygmy species gemmae. Doesn't matter what kind. Please PM me or reply here if you have some! Thank you! :D Reason: I would like to make another goldfish bowl pygmy setup. Made one years ago and it worked out really well until one hot summer day the low water table I...
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    My plans for 2' x 4' growing chamber - feel free to criticize, it will help me

    My plans for 2' x 4' growing chamber - UPDATE: Work on it has begun! My wife has finally given me the okay to go ahead and grow CPs again! But she has limited me to one single tank. With that as a guideline I am planning the biggest tank I can make and still be able to grow a good variety of...
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    Time lapse: d. adelae flower opening

    Hey everybody, Here is another Time Lapse shot I worked on yesterday. I didn't adjust for the flowers potential to move radically towards the light source. I expected some movement but was disappointed to see how much more it angled away from the camera than I thought it would. Instead of...
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    Taking a trip to north carolina

    Hey everybody, I am planning a trip to North Carolina in April or May to see Venus Flytraps in their native habitat for the first time in my life.  I also want to study them, document, and photograph.  Could anybody who has been there or lives there now give me advice concerning these questions...
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    Short lived but well worth it!

    Well. As many of you have read I am moving. This is unfortunately ending the Utah CP society. Unless someone else creates it. Thank you for all your support, and I hope to remain in good contact with everyone so we can tackle more CP society projects in the future. www.utahcpsociety.com is no...
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    A solemn goodbye for a season

    Things sure change....   Well, my CP friends. I wanted to say goodbye and thank everyone before I became a silent user here. My life has made it's final decision on my career. I am currently in the application process of a Dutch university in Leiden. I am going into Russian Studies where my...
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    The utah carnivorous plant society

    Hello everybody! I have been working on organizing a CP society for where I live, here in Utah.  And that dream has finally come to pass!    I am pretty happy about the beginning we are having.  7 local members, and 5 or so interstate and international members who provide advice for some of the...
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    Advice:  i want to join a cp society.

    I know alot of hard work goes into BOTH societies. I really want to join only for the Quarterly CP Journals and Seedbank. Does anyone have experience with both and could point me in the best direction? My conditions of what I look for: Scientific discussion Great layout and pictures Enough...
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