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    Found a photo at my phone. Sorry with the quality as its taken with cheap phone camera. Its d. omissa, one of the larger pygmy. Its photo from few months ago. And I think they bloomed last week.
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    Sorry I couldn't provide photos since I currently at overseas, but I have indoor cephalotus surrounded by some pygmy drosera (omissa & scorpioides). I think lot of Australian drosera growing in sandy / inorganic soils.
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    Question regarding fertilizer

    I'm not sure by what you mean with lower grades. Different NPK ratio probably? Anyway, I don't know for sure about high P & K for nepenthes fertilisers. Nepenthes got most of their nitrogen from chitin & protein in their insect preys. Insect also contains small amounts potassium, phosphorus...
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    Question regarding fertilizer

    Nepenthes pitchers size are depend on species, age and growing conditions. Light, humidity, temperature and minerals in water. But yes fertilisers could help them grow large pitchers. Fish emulsion are works for nepenthes soil fertilisers, as its basically high nitrogen fertilisers (NPK...
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    I like to live dangerously!

    You could keep them that way for very long time, as long their substrates always wet/moist. It's similar to nepenthes kokedama (using moss ball or fern roots fiber). Using automated watering system (or outdoor at rain season) are the easiest way to keep kokedama or any aerial growing.
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    So perplexing, 2 Droseras next to each other one full of dew the other isn't and droopy

    It could be. Especially if the plant are unhealthy to begin with. After drosera catch insect with their mucilage (sticky hidrogel), they'll releases digestive juices through the glands at the tip of its tentacles. These juices are expensive, they're using stored energy/nutrient to produce its...
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    Help with drosera.. pest?

    Springtails only eat fungi, algae, and decaying pants matters. They're never attack live plants tissue. That's why they're pretty much safe as terrarium/paludarium inhabitants. From my experiences, only two pest that usually present on drosera. Gnats larvae (white / slightly transparent tiny...
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    Help with drosera.. pest?

    Photos are not clear enough to me, but if they don't have wings, lives at damp condition, and from their silhouette/shape, they're look like springtails to me. Harmless but annoying at huge numbers.
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    So perplexing, 2 Droseras next to each other one full of dew the other isn't and droopy

    Probably just differences in individual plant (roots health/status, etc). I have 2 capensis on same pot, substrate is sphagnum moss, high water tray (plastic cup) as capensis love wet soils. Yet one of them thriving, and one dead.
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    Too much light?

    Acclimatisation problems. Sunshine are far more potent than growlight, and its also gives various uv & thermal radiation. Also has drying power. Plants that previously grown under growlight (especially if that growlight are much weaker than sunshine) need times to develope proper leaves thats...
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    Red nepenthes seedling??

    Its kinda hard to call its as genetic jackpot at this stage. Well, of course its depend on what's you want from them. Growth rate, plants colouration, pitchers shape, size, or colour, etc . For example, one my seed grown lowii produced upper pitcher from 5,5 years. Fast compared their sibling...
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    New member here.. From a village in one of SE Asia country.

    Just not so useful carnivorous plants related information about me : Growing nepenthes (lowland to highland) along with some tropical plants since 2007, and few others (flytrap, sarracenia, pinguicula, drosera, cephalotus, etc) since 2017/2018. Rarely at home, mostly works at remote places...