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Traps not Red.....

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Jul 18, 2002
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Chicago, IL
I have a green dragon, and its traps are still green.
I have it in a windowsill facing south, which gets about 5-6 hours of sunlight daily.
I've seen no improvement in the traps turning red.
Should I switch it to artifiical lighting instead (with a plant light)?
 
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I have a vft common and it was completly green for five monthes until a month ago. How long have you had it for? Maybe it's just adjusting to it's new enviroment?
 

BigCarnivourKid

It's been one of dem days
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Jun 7, 2002
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I live in Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
Hi Frogger,
VFT's like lots of direct sunlight. If you can't put them in a place where they can get some additional sunlight, then use artificial lighting to supplement their light needs. I think it's recommended they get 8 to 12 hours. I have mine outside where they get ~8 hrs of sun.
 
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Chicago, IL
Thanks for the info!!!!!!!!
I'm embarassed to say that I have only had my vft for only a
week, and thought that it took only a couple of days for the traps to turn red.
I just finished reading on the main page of this site that it can take up to seven weeks.
I still feel as if it is not getting enough light in the window sill, so I am supplementing it with a "gro-lite" with about 12 hours of light per day and will see how that goes..........
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