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    Distance from Grow Lights?

    Hey all, Feels silly having been growing things for years and still have such basic questions, but really just want to make sure I'm not missing something obvious for my plants. For reference, I just have a single grow rack, 2 shelves, with lighting above each shelf. One is a 4-bulb 4-foot...
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    For Trade Ping Divisions

    Hi all! Recently potted up a bunch of divisions/pullings from some of my pings. Nothing too exotic, and I'm not looking for anything in particular/too picky. Other pings/dews would be awesome. I'd also love to trade for some ceph leaves if possible.
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    Quick Cephalotus Questions

    Hey all! So, after almost two years, a few leaf pullings I received from a member of this forum are finally starting to inflate their first adult pitchers! Both are on the tray method, under a humidity dome. One is is a sand/peat/perlie mix, the other is in mostly LFS with a bit of the other...
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    For Trade Utricularia Longifolia Divisions for Trade

    I have a few mesh pots of U. longifolia trying its best to invade all of their neighbors on my grow rack, it's time to chop them back a bit. I'll post a photo when I'm home later. They are currently being grown in pure LFS, tray method, under a humidity dome. Thing is an absolute weed for...
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    Need for Fertilizing?

    Hey all! I feel like this is a ridiculous question to ask after years of growing, but I have to anyways! Most of my plants are on a grow rack under LEDs. All plants are in pretty standard peat/perlite/sand/lfs mixes, or just pure LFS. I change the media when needed. All my plants seem to do at...
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    Nepenthes Seedlings

    The good news: I have successfully germinated nepenthes seeds! The bad news: I didn't prepare for making it this far into the process... So, I now have about 6 3-inch pots each with anywhere from 2-20 nepenthes seedlings of varying species (ventricosa, truncate, a few hybrids). The pots are...
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    Source for Lava Rock

    Hey all! I have seen a few photos online of Pings and such rooted onto lava rock and the lava rock simply placed in water to wick it up. I was wondering if anyone could point me I nthe right direction to where to buy such a piece of rock? Thank you, and happy growing, Kyle
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    Distance from Lights?

    So for years now, most of my plants have been under 4-Bulb T5 fixtures, maybe 9 inches form them. I've recently added some mars hydro LED fixtures to a separate shelf. I'm afraid of frying any plants (mainly sundews and pings), and am wondering if 9 inches is going to be too close? Wondering if...
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    Looking For (To Buy) LTB: Cephalotus Leaf Pullings

    Hey all! I tried growing cephalotus a number of years back, was probably a bit unprepared, and lost it after a few months. I'm looking to try again, and would like to try propagation from some leaf pullings. If anyone has any they'd be interested in taking and selling, just post here or shoot...
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    Desktop Germination

    Hey all! Quick question, before I ruin a bunch of seeds. I have germinated/grown most types of CPs from seed. Usually I just start the pots in individual ziplock bags under lights. I am wondering, could I just use a single larger hooded dome where each cell had the necessary media/seeds in it...
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    Intro To Tissue Culture?

    Hi all! So after growing plants for forever, and always wanting to give TC a try, I think I'm finally ready to bite the bullet. I've seen a few links, but am still nervous I'm going to order the wrong items. Can anyone recommend a kit that would allow me to do some Drosera/Ping TC as well as...
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    Desktop Terrarium?

    Hi all! So I have a desire to keep a few CPs on my desk at work. while I'm in cubicle land, I have a rather large work space and would like to build maybe a 1x1 or 1x2 ft terrarium for display on my desk. As it would be at work, I would need to it be presentable in the sense of minimal...
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    N. Miranda Giveaway

    My first nepenthes, acquired about 5 years ago was a cutting of N. Miranda from SirKirstoff. Up for giveaway is a rooted cutting from the same plant. About a foot across, a few healthy leaves. No qualifications needed, just start a list. I'll pick next Sunday, the 11th. Happy growing, Kyle
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    So, uh, what now?

    A few months ago I was extremely lucky that a member of this forum traded me some cephalotus leaf pullings. I potted them up in damp shredded LFS with sand mixed in. I bagged em and put them under 16h/day grow lights. While 3 of them succumbed to fungus/mold, one marched on and today I noticed...
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    LF: Common Pings!

    Short story, but about a month ago I acquired my first ping, and aphrodite, a month or so ago. While having noticed a gnat around my grow rack here and there in the past, I never thought of them as much of a problem. However, the little hunter aphrodite has covered it's leaves in 50+ gnats...
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    In Houston For The Week

    In Houston all week for work. Any CP vendors or gardens worth checking out? Any other suggestions on things to do? Thanks, Kyle
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    Finding Native Wisconsin CPs

    A few recent posts of people exploring for native CPs has got me in the mood to find some. I'm by no means a city boy, but I've definitely never gone exploring for a specific plant, and I'm not sure how to go about it. I'm currently in Madison, WI, and wouldn't mind a day trip to see some...
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    Nepenthes Seed Sowing

    Sow (pun intended), i've sewn and germinated nepenthes a nubmer of the times i nthe past, to mixed success. I've done two main methods, one being sown in ziploc bags or humidity domes on pure LFS, the other being a peat/sand mix. My main problem in the past has been algae and/or fungus...
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    N. mirabilis Giveaway

    First, a big thak you to every other forum member who has been so generous recently, be it with giveaways, helping out with growing questions, or just making this forum awesome. I can't just sit back and not contribute myself. So, 2 lucky winners will either receive one of the larger N...
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    Starting Tissue Culture

    So, mainly out of enjoyment, I'd like to try tissue culturing. I'd be most interested in propagating drosera and germinating nepenthes. I've done some research before, but is thereany recommended tutorial or supply source people could recommend? What pitfalls should I be on the lookout for...