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  1. mikefallen13

    Mike's Highland Terrarium

    My addiction has returned. After quitting CP's (and plants in general) a few years back to put more effort into my other hobby, fish tanks, I decided a few months back that I wanted to get back into CP's (nepenthes in particular) and I've slowly been rebuilding my collection since. The main...
  2. WellLogger412

    Seedling Nursery Project

    Hey all, I'll be editing and updating this post this evening as time permits. Recently, I have come into possession of an old 55 gallon aquarium that once housed a massive tetra colony. As I'm not really into fish, I was drunkenly staring at it, and thought, nursery terrarium! So In short...
  3. S

    What's your homemade strategy for germinating Drosera seeds in winter?

    I have some Drosera capensis seeds that I want to germinate. However, winter is soon upon us and indoor temps will be as low as 60 degrees f (~15c) in the growing room. I stuck an old adhesive reptile heating pad to the bottom of one of those disposal foil lasagna baking dishes, so now I have a...
  4. A

    Nepenthes maxima mini

    I'm going to make some cuttings from my Nepenthes maxima mini. If you would like to try this wonderful small plant, let's make a trade! I'm looking for: Stainless Steel Scissors and Tweezers (for working on my plants) Unusual Coleus (Campfire, any from the Under The Sea collection or other...
  5. A


    I was recently introduced to the amazing world of Coleus! I never knew there were so many amazing new types! I am looking for Coleus Campfire and any from the Coleus Under The Sea collection. I'm open to other similar Coleus. To offer, I can trade Utricularia graminifolia and I can make...
  6. A

    Squat Neps

    I'm looking a Nep that is Fat and Short and Squat all over! If it's red, that's an added bonus. Lady Luck comes to mind, but I'm open to many others. The more Squat, the better!!! It will be grown indoors, so please keep that in mind when making an offer. In trade, I have available...
  7. Clint

    Old-timer just saying hi

    Anyone remember me? An old friend messaged me in the hopes that I was me and I surprisingly still get E-mail notifications. The last time I was here I had just graduated HS, and since then I have graduated college with a BS in Biology. I don't really grow CP's anymore, except for a few special...
  8. A

    Neps for Small Spaces

    Neps for Small Spaces (With Photos!) Think of a one-room studio apartment in the city, a small office in a tall building, a cramped college dorm room, and the Tiny-House Movement! Now you are ready to think of Neps for Small Spaces. In this thread we are looking for plants that: 1) Have...
  9. plantsnfish

    My newest, simplist bog garden. (Sharing pics)

    Just got this set up a few days ago. It is made out of a 33 gallon extra long aquarium I found at a garage sale for $5. So far it only has some simple, common sarrs in it but I hope to add some rarities in the future. The whole thing: One of my favorites, S. Minor: A simple but beautiful...
  10. R

    New from California

    Hello, Recently became curious about carnivorous plants. I had a pitcher plant once and it died because I didn't know how to take care of it. I've been in the aquarium hobby for many years and right now have 2 planted tanks. 5 gallon and 40 gallon. hoping to learn a lot here.
  11. Shadowtski

    Beginner's Pictorial Guide to Drosera Leaf, Root, and Scape Cutting Chapter #1

    Most Drosera can be easily and quickly propagated by leaf cutting, root cuttings, and flower scape cuttings. (A flower scape is just another words for the developing unfurling flower stalk as it emerges from your plant.) This will give you a mature plant faster than raising one from seed...
  12. A

    Marine Aquarium Book (no bids)

    1) Opening bid amount $2.00 2) Marine Aquarium book in very good (used) condition - hardcover. Presents a huge range of species with detailed info and color photographs. 3) $2.50 shipping for USA, international pays any cost over $2.50. PM me with questions! By D!ck Mills (1987): A peek inside:
  13. Swagalotus

    Opinions on Aquarium Chiller

    I am thinking of buying an aquarium chiller to create a highland grow area. My plan is to have a 20 gall terrarium with the aquarium chiller cooling the water at the bottom of the tank, and a few fans to blow the cold air around. Any thoughts/ opinions?
  14. curtisconners

    Aldrovanda tank size?

    Hey all, I would like to grow some aldrovanda and I was wondering about how large a container they need to grow in. I've heard that ten gallon tanks are suitable, is this true? Also, are aquarium bulbs for growing plants be suitable for growing aldrovanda, the compacts for a ten gallon hood, not...
  15. H

    ?? Best Sphagnum Growth in Terrarium

    Hi! I'm a new member here. I do not keep any carnivorous plants, but I have several other gardening projects. I wish to build a setup for growing Sphagnum spp. mosses along with a few other acid bog plants in a fish tank enclosure. My current idea is to just to fill the bottom couple of inches...
  16. Bio

    Picture Thread: Georgia Aquarium and Atlanta Botanical Garden

    I'll be sharing pictures from my recent trip to Atlanta. I'll start out with the aquarium, and then the garden. I hope you enjoy.
  17. SubRosa

    T5HO Fixtures For Sale - No Longer Available

    T5HO Fixtures For Sale I have several T5HO aquarium fixtures which I no longer need. These are all 2 bulb fixtures. I have 3 x 36" fixtures at $50 ea, and a 48" at $60. These prices include standard USPS shipping to the US. All fixtures are in full working order and include the mounting legs...
  18. T

    New GA member

    Glad I found this forum. Been doing a lot of reading. Probably like some of you I didn't start out to have a terrarium. I have a 75 gallon aquarium that I am tired of the upkeep. Please tell me a terrarium is not as time consuming as an aquarium. Anyway my specific question now is can I use the...
  19. Av8tor1

    RO system diagnosis

    RO system diagnosis I recently helped a friend diagnose her RO system for low output. Since I took a few pics in the endeavor I thought it would be time to post the information. Her home use system uses a captive air tank whereas systems designed for aquarium use will not. The captive air tank...
  20. J

    My first terrarium project and grow shelf renovation (sorry, long read)

    This is part of my larger project to renovate my grow shelf once I move into my new apartment in a few weeks. I've been wanting to put together a highland terrarium for awhile now. With the Wistuba group order at flytrapcare forums coming up and me being worried about the few highland plants...