Feeding Question

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Kcox31

 
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Feeding Question

by Kcox31 » Thu Jul 17, 2014 4:31 pm

I have had my sundew for about 3 or so weeks now. She will not eat anything (given small ants randomly to see if she is hungry) There is a flower stalk with quite a few flowers on it, and she is finally producing a good amount of dew.

Is my sundew just not hungry? Or is something more serious going on......
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Re: Feeding Question

by roarke » Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:32 pm

What type of sundew do you have ?
The majority of the species of drosera have leaves that curl around their traped insect for example.
Maybe the ant is too small, and your drosera does not curl its leaf because of this ?
Give it a larger insect, or a moist blood worm.


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