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Various Carnivores

by flesh-cladmonster » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:17 pm

Thanks for the website suggestions on my last forum post. They were helpful, but I really need something in the US due to high shipping costs and various other things. I finally set up my terrarium, so now I need to add some new plants. I want a wide variety of plants. I listed some plants that I wanted that I found on an Australian plant nursery website, but since the nursery is in Australia I don't feel comfortable ordering. I don't want my plants to get damaged or hung up in customs. At the moment I have a regular Dionaea Muscipula and a Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa. My Drosera Venusta has died, or at least I think it has died. So I need to replace it with another rosette forming Drosera variety. I'm also looking for a 'Pink Venus' along with other varieties of carnivorous plants to go along with my current plants. If anyone has any plants that they would like to sell or if anyone knows of a good US based website to order from please let me know. It would be a great help!
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Re: Various Carnivores

by grant » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:51 pm

i just ordered from http://www.flytraps.com
which i guess is a carnivorous plant store too???

anyways, i ordered a dutch and a red pirahna

i ordered my last plant from bugbitingplants.com, i would not recomend them. my plants were in pretty rough shape. but theyre making a comeback :)

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Re: Various Carnivores

by flesh-cladmonster » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:57 pm

gunnison_cp wrote:i just ordered from http://www.flytraps.com.
anyways, i ordered a dutch and a red pirahna
i ordered my last plant from bugbitingplants.com, i would not recomend them.


So, were the plants you ordered from http://www.flytraps.com in good shape? That's where I was thinking of ordering from. I am dieing to get new plants! I ordered my last three plants from http://www.bugbitingplants.com as well. My Drosera Venusta died and the color of my Dionaea Muscipula is still off. I can't see any signs of color in the new traps. I did get my money back for the Drosera Venusta though.
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Re: Various Carnivores

by Matt » Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:00 pm

Yeah, I wouldn't order from a carnivorous plant store either. I got 5 plants from them and they are all dead. Those are the only plants I've ever had die on me.

David Conner sells excellent plants. He doesn't have a huge selection, but his plants are very high quality:
http://www.connerscarnivores.com/store.html

Also, http://flytrapshop.com has good plants, but not a large selection.
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Re: Various Carnivores

by flesh-cladmonster » Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:09 pm

Matt wrote:Also, http://flytrapshop.com has good plants, but not a large selection.


I looked at some of their plants earlier today while I was looking for a handful of good websites. The only thing that I don't like about that website is the lack of variety. That's the main thing that I am looking for. Someone suggested a website called Triffid Parks in Eastern Australia that I really liked, but I'm not fond of ordering from over seas. Another one I found that I liked was called Little Shop of Horrors, but again, it is in Britain. I also went to http://www.carnivorousplantnursery.com and found a wide variety of plants, but their prices are a bit high for my taste. Another one that I found was "link removed by Linton 2/2/09"
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Re: Various Carnivores

by Matt » Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:23 pm

I sympathize with you. I was trying to expand my collection this spring and I found it difficult to find a good site in the US to purchase plants from. I ended up getting lucky and having someone help me out.
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Re: Various Carnivores

by flesh-cladmonster » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:50 am

Matt wrote:I ended up getting lucky and having someone help me out.


I just need something different for my terrarium and I really love plants, especially carnivorous ones. Hopefully I will find a good place to buy from.</sup>
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Re: Various Carnivores

by Carl » Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:30 am

Is it really this hard to get good plants in the US :?: We have a good selection of growers willing to sell in Europe (some would say to many) Maybe you should all club together and import some good plants from Europe, split between 3 or 4 people package would be cheap and getting the paperwork would also be affordable

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Re: Various Carnivores

by Matt » Wed Oct 08, 2008 3:10 pm

That's a good idea carl. I would definitely be interested in splitting a package with someone.
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Re: Various Carnivores

by flesh-cladmonster » Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:15 pm

mlvc2002 wrote:Is it really this hard to get good plants in the US :?: We have a good selection of growers willing to sell in Europe (some would say to many) Maybe you should all club together and import some good plants from Europe, split between 3 or 4 people package would be cheap and getting the paperwork would also be affordable


That really is a good idea! I've seen so many good websites for nurseries in Europe, if we all split the cost then we could all get the plants that we want at an affordable price. :D
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Re: Various Carnivores

by Matt » Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:27 pm

What are some of the nurseries in Europe that sell some of the plants that I'm looking for here: viewtopic.php?f=20&t=9

Anyone else here want to get in on some plants?
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Re: Various Carnivores

by flesh-cladmonster » Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:37 pm

Matt wrote:What are some of the nurseries in Europe that sell some of the plants that I'm looking for here: viewtopic.php?f=20&t=9

Anyone else here want to get in on some plants?


I have to figure out exactly what plants I want to order and how much money I have to spend, but I may be interested. I have to double check the websites that I found last night though to make sure that they don't have what I want first. I found a lot of websites with a nice variety.
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Re: Various Carnivores

by Carl » Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:46 pm

Don't forget guys you will need to get CITES paperwork but a good exporter could inform you of every think.

Here are some I've used and found very good

Trev Cox from Ireland - http://www.vftshop.com/

Mike King - http://www.mikeking64.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/ssar/homepage.htm He's website is mainly Sarracenia's but he does have a good collection of VFT's

There are some good ones in Germany but my Email's playing up at the moment and I can't access my account and contacts.

If I understood the CITES better I would love to help you. Maybe if I get time over the weekend I'm get on our customs website and read up on it.

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Re: Various Carnivores

by Matt » Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:50 pm

mlvc2002 wrote:Maybe if I get time over the weekend I'm get on our customs website and read up on it.

That'd be very helpful Carl. I'll try to find some time to research it as well.
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Re: Various Carnivores

by sipecsus » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:15 am

hey there i rescently bought tons of seeds on ebay and other plants on petflytrap.com but on ebay i found great deals on ebay i got deals like 100 tropical pitcher plants for 2.99 i placed like 12 order of different plants and species of plants , all carnivorous u could check it out or if u want ill hook u only if ur a member of flytrapcare all u have 2 do is pay for the shipping. ill let u guys knoe exactly what plants i got once i recieve them like i said i got great deals like 100 seeds for like 2.99 :mrgreen:


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