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  1. M

    Ultra Highland Setup

    I wanted to share my new ultra highland setup. I don't post much, but I got a ton of info from this forum during this build, so thank you all. First, I somewhat suddenly found myself in possession of a few ultra highlanders via a trade, but didn't have the proper setup for them. The plants...
  2. P

    Misting Timer / Control Setup For Small Greenhouse

    Hi all, I have one of those cheaper walk-in 'greenhouses' and I'd like to set up one of the little Orbit 10ft misting systems in it (the kind that connects to a hose). I'm trying to set it up on a timer in such a way that it mists for maybe 1 or 2 mins every half hour, only during the hottest...
  3. S

    Too much light for my Ping Florian?

    I've had this plant for almost a month now. P.Florian It's 12" under T5 HO lights. Do you think it's getting too much light? All of my new pings are getting alot of red in them, should I set my timers for less time on? (I just watered before the photo, I let them dry out slightly before...
  4. DroseraLover

    Light Timers

    I have twelve 40-watt (150w equivalent) CFL bulbs in my growlight setup. They are hooked into dual light fixture sockets that have a rating of handling up to ~850W. I assume this timer is safe for my setup, as it is rated at handling 1875W, but I thought I would ask here before purchasing since...
  5. Ozzy

    2015 Nascar Terraforums Cup

    It's been 10 years since we started the Terraforums Cup and every year it gets better. If you're new here, the Terraforums Cup is a Yahoo Nascar fantasy league. Every week you pick drivers for that weeks race. If you are into Nascar it makes the watching the race so much more interesting. If...
  6. P

    LED fixtures where to find/purchase a decent one that is affordable

    I am considering purchasing an LED fixture, recently someone posted a link to a seller here, and I cannot seem to find it. Or I found the link but it did not lead to the advert I saw before. I wondered into an aquarium shop yesterday, and saw some interesting fixtures but they were going for...
  7. D

    Beginner give away. ..

    Going to do another give away.... This is for new growers, small growers, and first timers. . What will you win.? Let's go with a pack of open pollinated sarracenia seeds. Some drosera seeds with Id. And some bare root 1 1/2 year old purpurea seedlings. As many as I can shove in a small...
  8. A

    New Greenhouse

    I am going to build a new greenhouse later this year as I have run out of room and I want to increase my water pressure. The old one is rectangle, about 5M long/ 2.8M wide and 2.8M tall, I use misters that run off the house on timers, the house water is from a bore that feeds to a tank then...
  9. Dragoness

    Indoor Carnivores

    Almost all of my indoor carnivores live in a tropical terrarium in my reptile room. The only exception is my N. alata, who is a lot more tolerant of general household conditions (fluctuating temps and humidity) than my other carnivores. The terrarium. Husband made the custom hood for it, with...
  10. twigs

    Starting over, advice needed for highland chamber

    I grew Nepenthes and Heliamphora reasonably well with a basement setup in St. Louis for about 5 years. After moving to an apartment in Texas, my plants suffered and either died off or I gave them away. Now I'm moving to a house (still in Texas) where I'll have more room. I really want to get a...
  11. Est

    Moved and Restarting!

    Hey folks, Many of the old timers know who I am, but I've had to cut back on my CPs (and time spent on the forum) in the past few years. Now many of you know me just because of work I do as a mod. ;) Anyway, I've moved from the California Bay Area to South-Central Illinois for work (managing...
  12. D

    Frustrated and Confused with D. capensis

    Hey everybody, I recently got back into CPs after about 5 years away and the bug has bitten. What started off as having a D. capensis "broad leaf" in a windowsill has quickly grown to a 4 tube, 20 gallon highland terrarium complete with ice bottles and computer fans. Right now all I have in the...
  13. mattmiller

    Introduction & Highland Grow Chamber

    Hello All! 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...
  14. uphwiz

    the long road back to 14 hours

    Ok so here i go. The winter long night has passed, and since we didnt go the way of the dodo. I'm beginning to lengthen the photoperiod on my terrariums once again , I add 30 min to the timers about every 10 days till I get to 14 hours a day. I've done this this way for several years now and...
  15. nepguy

    Nepenthes & cp giveaway

    Come and get 'em! It is difficult to do this, but I will be moving soon, and I don't want the headache of trying to take my plants with me. I have been growing nepenthes for almost 30 years and have many healthy and vigorous plants left in my collection, so here is an opportunity to get some...
  16. Kyle

    Kyle's Basement Greenhouse Build Thread

    This post just became the "summary" of the build. All the pictures I posted here of the build are now in this first post. The original first post is quoted at the end of this one. And here's the quick video tour: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/QBFh6kR59nk"...
  17. jbradt

    humidifiers, fans and timers

    hey all, i was wondering, for those of you who run a humidifier on the same timer as the lights in a grow rack... do you run the fan on the same timer? it seems to make the most sense to me, but i thought i'd check.
  18. PlantAKiss

    Am I forgotten?

    Hi everybody! Does anybody remember me? lol It has certainly been a while since I have been able to get here. But I've missed the community because CPers are just the BEST folks! I have been struggling with a number of issues which have kept me away from the forums. I haven't lost interest...
  19. V

    Programmable Timers?

    So I got around today to sowing some more sundew seeds. My mother has given me a programmable timer she has never used, but didn't know how to set it when she gave it to me. I am wondering if anyone here can help. It is not digital in any way, it just plugs into a socket and has another...
  20. Entwadumela

    Temp and Humidity Cylce Necessary?

    Hiya Fellow Nep'ers- Okay, we all know that all living things need a day and night cycle, including plants (well maybe except fungusus(s) and really deep water animals), so for most of us that have a plant terrariums have placed our lights on timers. But my question is, for a plant to be...