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    A CP Video Clip That You've Probably Never Seen

    So I finally found this movie I've been wanting to see for years called The Hellstrom Chronicle. It's a quasi-documentary about insects, and how formidable they are compared to us humans. A great, creepy soundtrack and quite spooky to view. Too bad it's impossible to find legitimately...
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    Vermont Bog Field Report (with Pics!)

    Hi Folks, Just got back from a nice trip to Vermont and Massachusetts for a family reunion, and was able to visit one bog that was still accessible without hip waders, no thanks to the recent rain.  The bigger bog I really wanted to visit, Chickering Bog, was a mile up a barely marked, or...
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    Recs. for Bog in Zone 9 (Mediterranean)

    Hi Folks, My D. adelae are not too happy in my new bog garden here in the West Side of Los Angeles. Too much light seems to be the issue, as they appear dry. This can't be, as I gotsta have some Drosera in there. Anyway, what Drosera have you successfully grown outside year-round in conditions...
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    Anyone Clog Their Sink with Medium?

    Hi Folks, Been struggling with a slow draining sink for the last week or so. Looks like the odd pot I've washed out over time has caught up with me. Tried Liquid Plumr (regular strength), a plunger and removing the trap. Before I bust out the snake and its inherent contortions, has anyone used...
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    SoCal Members - LACPS Meeting This Saturday

    Hi Folks, If you're looking for an excuse to meet some of your Southern California neighbors, see some plants up close or add a few to your collection, the Los Angeles Carnivorous Plant Society is having a bi-monthly meeting this Saturday, April 15th at the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce at 11...
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    It's Time for Everybody's Favorite Game:

    Hi Folks, Finally after four months of light adding, humidity tweaking, "soil" mixing and prayer, my "highland hybrid" has produced a pitcher that hasn't shriveled up!  Whoopie!  Now comes the fun part: finding out what ingredients went in to creating this plant. Any takers? Happy holidays...
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    Green slimy stuff on lfs?

    Hi Folks, Most of my Neps have an inch or so of LFS as the top layer of the mix.  In some of those pots the LFS has turned green (yay!) and slimy (ick!) in patches.  My first thought was that the LFS was coming to life, but I doubt it is naturally slimy.  It must be some kind of mold, huh...
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    How much do neps hate to be in standing water?

    Hi Folks, I have my Neps in mostly hanging pots with attached trays that hold about 1/2" of water. I water them overhead and make sure to "over water" them so the trays are running over; I do not fill the trays only as I do my other CP's. Do you think the Neps would be happier if I removed the...
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    To hang or not to hang...?

    Hi Folks, I just received a box o' Neps from Sunbelle Exotics: a rafflesiana #10, a Judith Finn and a maxima Borone. Two of them are in baggies, so I have to decide on hanging pots or not. Let me preface this by saying I'd *really* prefer to hang them, as I don't have much room, especially for...
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    The little flytrap that could

    So after getting home and taking my VFT's in, I noticed one of the traps on my small (~3/4" traps) plant that never catches anything had a weird bulge in it.  I said to myself, "Naw, it can't be," and held it up to the light.  Lo and behold this little guy snared himself a fly that was as big as...
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    Repotting and separating a d. adelae clump

    Hi Folks, I have four D. adelae clumped together in a small (<3") pot. It looks to be in pure LFS. While I like the compactness of the arrangement, it looks like a dense jungle in there with leaves sticking together fighting each other for sun. There is even a baby sprout sticking out of a...
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    House lights disruptive of natural cycle?

    Hi Folks, Having been recently been bitten by the bug, I have been devouring the wealth of information here on these boards. Thanks for providing such a valuable resource. In the last couple weeks I have acquired a D. capensis and adelae, a Nepenthes hybrid of some sort and a vft. All are in...
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