Can i feed my Flytrap Dead bugs?

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Re: Can i feed my Flytrap Dead bugs?

by CPHunter » Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:26 am

what happens if you do overfeed your flytrap, does it start growing abnormally
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Re: Can i feed my Flytrap Dead bugs?

by pieguy452 » Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:35 pm

The flytrap's growth slows down or may even completely stop for weeks. I believe it's because the flytrap is using most of its energy trying to digest everything.
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by CPHunter » Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:30 am

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Re: Can i feed my Flytrap Dead bugs?

by Starchy » Mon Oct 01, 2012 3:31 pm

Next to growing a flower, digesting bugs is the most exhausting this a VFT can do. This is why the trapping mechanism is designed to allow smaller bugs to escape. It's natures way of giving the VFT a break from the tiresome process of digestion without getting a worth-while amount of energy from the bug.

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