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By Benny
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I recently got a strike from a flower stalk cutting. There is about 4-5 larger plants (just an estimation) on a stalk. I have a humidity dome over it to keep the soil from drying out. They are provided with artificial lighting. There are many traps that should have opened by now, but have remained closed. Could this have been from the humidity? It is very high humidity.

This is not urgent, I just want to feed them to speed up their growth.
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By Joshuamarshall792
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I would just take the top off and keep the soil wet so the babies don't dry out, a dome will cause mold benny

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By Benny
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They get good ventalation, and the stalks have been in there for 4 months, so no new mold will (should) grow. I also need the dome because one of the plants has positioned itself higher up on the stalk, and would dry out of the dome was not over it as the roots are not in the soil yet.

I can't provide pictures because my stupid camera won't focus on them for some odd reason.
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By Joshuamarshall792
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That's fine, can you take the plants off yet? If not I understand

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Bummer you can't take a photo. Not sure what might be going on. Maybe you can describe their coloration and growth habit right now?
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Joshuamarshall792 wrote:That's fine, can you take the plants off yet? If not I understand
They are too small to separate as of right now.
Matt wrote:Bummer you can't take a photo. Not sure what might be going on. Maybe you can describe their coloration and growth habit right now?
I will admit that they could use some extra light, so their traps only have a slight reddish tint. There is enough light for them to produce traps, still. They grow quite speedy considering they have not eaten anything. The traps will just barely crack open, and be closed by the morning. I may have slightly disturbed them a while ago, maybe throwing the plant off? I just looked, and they seem to be fusing like they would if they caught prey. Super weird. I will move them outdoors when they put on some size. I will closely inspect the plants tomorrow and give more details.he

Sorry if there are typos, or sentences that don't make sense. My auto correct is super whacky suddenly.
By Benny
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Some newer traps are opening up now. It seems to have been those first few traps that did not finish developing. I will post if anything strange happens.
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By Joshuamarshall792
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Hey Benny pm me how everything is going man! Missed you brother

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