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So i have a tank is 2ft long x 1ft wife x 6" high, same tank in the picture. my issue is im not sure how to build my land and water parts. This tank will be all carnivores as well including some aquatic plants. Using the same soil mix as below, 50/50 peat sphag to sand. I'm not copying this...
I just got a plug of this in the mail and was wondering whether anyone here has some cultivation tips.
From what I've read it's somewhere between a terrestrial and an affixed aquatic. The photos online seem to show it sometimes growing submerged with a cm or two of water, and sometimes in...
This is what I currently have in my collection. Looking for trades for my minor divisions.
Venus Fly Trap
- 15-20 divisions to trade
S. Purpurea or Rosea (not sure which)
-All green Leuco as well.
S. Alata Purple Helmet
S. Flava Coppertop
-1 Division to trade...
Last update: 3/7/18
If you have any suggestions for ways to improve the organization of my growlist, please let me know!
Byblis guehoi, West Kimberley
Byblis lamellata, Eneabba, WA, BCP S064
What's your favorite soil mix for Pinguiculas?
I grow mostly Mexican Pings and wondering what soil mix do you use?
Here are a few I have written down. I've been using #2 but want to try some other mixes.
1: 3 Parts Sand and 1 Part Peat
2: 1 Part Sand, 1 Part Perlite, 1 Part Peat
3: 1 Part...
I have several handfuls of U. gibba for trade. This is a easy to grow aquatic species. Mine is cultivated in RO water and very clean and free of algae.
I'm looking to trade for:
Mexican ping leaf pulls or small plantlets.
Sarracenia seedlings or plants, species or hybrids.
Hi all, I'm looking to start a small African tank for Utricularia reflexa ( http://www.cpphotofinder.com/utricul...flexa-733.html ), a free floating African species. In the wild, this plant grows in shallow water among grasses, sedges and other emergent aquatics. My biggest question here is...
Are there any animals that are known to eat Aldrovanda? I started an aquatic plant container recently and today found most of the Aldrovanda missing, a clump of Utricularia that looks like it has been teased apart, and quite a lot of animal poop scattered near, and in the water. It certainly...
This Utric was sent to me under the wrong ID about oh 10 years ago and it has never flowered for me or anyone I've sent it too. Pretty easy grower, probably needs repotting or something. Very likely U. tricolor but without flowers...
Continental US only and we don't ship to CA anymore...
I have some Pings planted in API Aquatic Plant Media.
Does this media wick water UP to the plant or do I still need to top water?
I tried to feel the top layer BUT can't tell if it's wet or my imagination!
Here's one of the plants:
ANY other advice in using this media for Pings?
Thank you so...
T5HO Fixtures For Sale
I have several T5HO aquarium fixtures which I no longer need. These are all 2 bulb fixtures. I have 3 x 36" fixtures at $50 ea, and a 48" at $60. These prices include standard USPS shipping to the US. All fixtures are in full working order and include the mounting legs...
Today I was putting together a package for a member here and decided to do a second one for a giveaway. Here's your water garden in one bag.
Here's what you will get: 1. sprig Japanese Aldrovanda
2. two Cyperus plants, one a rooted plant the other a cutting...
I am excited to be here on TF! I have been growing CP's for a few years now and i am slowly getting better. I am always interested in new and better ways to grow plants. I have been starting off slowly and adding a few new plants each year. I have mostly outdoor plants, and I...
This is a giveaway of aquatic Utricularia. I am not sure the specie, most probably is U. gibba. It is a common, fast growing one.
Typical numbering list. The draw will be done in the middle of coming week. Shipping on winner. U.S. only.
Fool-proof Aldrovanda culture... in a bucket
DISCLAIMER: not fool-proof. If you are a fool, this might not work.
I didn't come up with my Aldrovanda approach. pearldiver (Paul!) did all the leg work on this. If anything I tweaked this setup to make it easier for me and less beneficial for the...
Just a FYI for anyone shipping into CA, last month we shipped 3 boxes (2 with just Cephs, and the third with 2 Pings + 1 Anubus nana), well the Cephs arrived safely but we got a call from the CA Department of Agriculture concerning the 3rd box saying that one of their dogs alerted on the box and...
OK here's Fred with another wort. I have a couple of quarter trays with this fern in and can see immediately that it is super easy to identify in the wild. That's once you've knelt down on mud and decided that the mass of green growth isn't grass or reed and your high power loupe hasn't steamed...