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By ironjaws
Posts:  574
Joined:  Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:28 am
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I couldn't help myself after seeing Sumpfkrug's post about his Heli's, and got myself a beauty! Heliamphora Tatei (Duida) x (Arenicola x Ionasi) Clone F. I received it on November 9, 2016.

The communication was excellent and the packaging stellar!!!
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Here is what this beauty looked like unpacked.
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Here she is potted up.
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As can be expected, shipping does take a bit of a toll and there was one adult pitcher that was bent. I had to prop it up onto a nearby juvie pitcher.
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However, that very pitcher perked right up the very next morning!! A result I firmly believe to be due to such exceptional cultivation prior to me receiving it.

Here we are in our new home.
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I filled the two adult pitchers with water and made sure the media had plenty of water as well. Took a close up of one of the beautiful adult pitchers!!! Ooh la la!!
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Thank you Sumpfkrug!!! I'm super happy with this eye-catcher!!!
By ironjaws
Posts:  574
Joined:  Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:28 am
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Nancy wrote:You can't go wrong getting Heli's from Tim (Sumpfkrug) -a good portion of my collection has come from him and all have done extremely well.
Excellent! I truly believe that the chances of cultivating a plant successfully depends on the stellar cultivation from the seller!
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I know, right?
By Nancy
Posts:  230
Joined:  Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:23 pm
#280094
ironjaws wrote:It was an absolute relief!!!
Nancy wrote:That alone says something about your growing ability ;)
Thank you so much! I decided to expand my Heli collection a bit seeing as how my Heli minor put up an adult pitcher. Now I'm that much more confident in my Heli growing abilities.
and now it begins :lol:

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