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...
Hello everyone. I have been in the chat and lurking around a bit so thought I'd finally put together an intro thread. I'm just starting to get into carnivores aside from some success with Nepenthes before and a failure with Darlingtonia outdoors over winter some years back. I have a 4ft T5...
I'm having an issue with two of my nepenthes. One is a hybrid of N. (ventricosa x sibuyanensis) x burkei and the other is a nice seed grown N. burbidgeae.
The hybrid nep has been going down hill for the last month or so, and at first I thought perhaps I over fertilized it because...
Im kinda noob with heliamphoras. I have only one and it isnt doing great at all. It has only 3 green juneville pitchers left so there is hope. I use tap water to mist everything with my fogger. Could That be the problem?
And do you have Some tips to care for it.
Hey all. Recently my repti fogger humidifer broke down. Many times I had left it on on the low setting and it turned itself off when the water ran out. I left it on on the high setting, the water ran out, and the humidifier stayed on. When I came back some of the water from the reservoir had...
A few months ago,when my bicalc outgrew the small terrarium, I set it up in one that was larger, but had less ventilation. I made the mistake of setting the pot in the water, and proceeded to neglect my poor nep for several months:nono:. (I also made the mistake of setting the terrarium up in a...
I'm going to start a lowland nep tank ( just got an amp) and I was wondering what you people use to raise humidity for your terrariums. Any recommendations for foggers? I have a repti fogger but I heard bad reviews so thinking of getting something better.
I've been debating about adding one of these to my nep tent for some time now, as it's an (relatively) inexpensive alternative to an automatic misting system.
However, my first, and only, experience with these has constantly been a warning siren in my head.
Years ago, I used an ultrasonic...
I love the unusual, and a couple of years ago I bought a group of strange hatchling Red Eared Sliders. They are now 2 years and 3 months old (and over 4 inches). They are natural deformities that I’ve raised up past the sensitive stage. Now they are available to you!
I thought I would share my small (but growing) heli collection...
Currently I have the following helis:
H. heterodoxa x ionasii
My setup is a 45 gallon terrarium (36"x12"x24") with two 39W T5HOs and reflective foam insulation on three sides...
Recorded temperature through the day. Although, the average temperature is around 73 during the day and in the 60's at night.
High - 77
Low - 66
High - 100 (Although the humidity seems to drop 10% every 3 hours or so. It starts to drop when the light turns on. Had I not spray the tank...
Fish and turtles up for trade! Be sure to check out my extensive want/trade list at the bottom.
Feel free to make offers, ask questions. Thanks!
Two male Red Eared Sliders, they are yearlings at about 4". Take them separate or together.
Beautiful "sunset orange" markings.
Good afternoon everyone!
Allow me to introduce myself, My name is Chris, and I am a hopeless forum junkie. I really hope to learn a lot from you folks :)
I run a company building motion control systems for timelapse photography and i have been getting into what I call Biolapse. I have put...
First off, here is the almost finished waterfall:
And the back side (ignore my dog):
To highlight the basics, this is going into a 75 gal terrarium with a mix of CP's ranging from a N. glabrata to D. falconeri. Yes I realize two very different environments but just wait :)
The base of the...
Hey guys! I was wondering if any of you use a fogger to keep the humidity levels up in your tank. I am thinking about purchasing a small fogger and leaving on the low setting so my humidity will be constant all day. Lowest my humidity gets without a fogger is around 70% before I spray the tank...
Growing emersed in 80%+ humidity under low light. Not the healthiest looking crypt on the block but it decided to send up a spike, hopefully it will open for me. Some day I'll get around to adding some sort of fogger for them.
Cryptocoryne cordata var blassii by randallsimpson, on Flickr...
I am rebuilding my collection (lost last year most of my plants)
*lights [400 W MH + 150 W MH]
*misting system + fogger
*cooling system [cold plate]
few new arrivals
from left 2 right (thank to simon L)
raff x tm ep
sumatarna x burb ep
belii x talangesis ep
Well, I had hoped to be filling my "new to me" Klima-gro 4000 today but after driving 2 hours each way I arrived to find out the lady sold it out from under me. So, in an effort to ease my pain I stopped at my old town and grabbed my old 55 hex tank out of storage and cleaned it up, added the...
On December 16th I finally found the time to finish my new highland tank It is a 120 gallon aquarium (48"x24"x24") with a 6" false bottom. I drilled the rear back left corner and placed a 5.75" tall drain pipe which flows into a sump which is cooled with a 1/4HP aquarium chiller. I have yet to...
I've made a few posts here and there over the last year but I figured it was finally time to (re)introduce myself. My name is Matt and I'm a carnivorous plant enthusiast from central Pennsylvania. Some may remember me from quite a while ago in my teenage and early college years...