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jovenking wrote:Two things. This is the akai ryu seeds I bought but it's not red? Why? I read from the web that it may still turn red when it gets bigger! Is this true?
Where as the low giant seeds I bought but the shape of this seeds is so different from the other VFT seeds it's circular and sprouted within three days and the shape of the seeds is circular not to mention the seedling is red! I am so confused please help!
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Eric wrote:I don't think that "Low Giant Seed" is a VFT seed at all. I'm afraid you have been duped.I assume it's seed that came from a "Low Giant" plant the same way the "Akai Ryu" seed came from an "Akai Ryu" plant. Unless the seller was stating that you would be able to grow your own "Akai Ryu" and "Low Giant" than he really wasn't duped. Unless you're saying you think that those seeds are literally not VFT's. I think given the pics you really can't make that assertion, but he'll know soon enough as soon as the first leaves form.
phant0mv87 wrote:How do you guys determine when it's time to water again? A simple press on the moss?By weight, or visual inspection, I can usually tell how much moisture the moss is holding. Touching the moss is something I also often do. If it's likely to dry out during the course of the day, I'll water. If it will stay damp, I wait until the next day to reinspect.
phant0mv87 wrote:Also, do you guys water from top down or bottom up?I do both. I most often water from the top down in the summer and somewhat avoid it during the winter months. But I also sometimes water from the bottom in the summer.
Dave F H wrote:Hi there and thanks for the tips in your postYou need UVA rays as well. Sunblaster t5 lights give me the best results. I've been using them for years.
Now i'm sure that you have covered this so If you have I my bad
as I novice I decided to try growing from seed and bought specific soil for flytraps . I then used rain water , soaked the soil
sowed the seeds , placed the pot on a heat mat , tented the pot to retain moisture , and placed under a reptile uvb lamp
all I am getting id fine almost white shoots that just die
What might I be doing wrong ?
I also bought 2 plants from a reputable nursery only to have then go black and rot away
All advice appreciated
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