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By Pfs
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#362775
Hi guys, It's been over a week since I've had my flytraps now. I'm noticing my red green and sharktooth are looking a bit dry/wrinkly. temps are not higher than 27C and they've been getting 16 hours of lights(LED)/direct sunlight a day. The medium is wet not soaking so I don't think I over watered them. Both the red green and shark tooth have been fed. Does anyone have any idea why they are drying up? I think it is too early for dormancy.

https://ibb.co/cx6BdJC (Red green)
https://ibb.co/mhHswJd (red green 2)
https://ibb.co/vhhvvjR (shark tooth)
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By Joshuamarshall792
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#362784
Yeah they are probably going through shock or you have it too hot, you might want to move that grow light away from the plants so they can recover they aren't looking so good either they looked like mine when I first repotted them into a bigger pot with new media

dragons are red, scams are blue, but green is true!

By Pfs
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#362792
Joshuamarshall792 wrote: Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:28 pm Yeah they are probably going through shock or you have it too hot, you might want to move that grow light away from the plants so they can recover they aren't looking so good either they looked like mine when I first repotted them into a bigger pot with new media

dragons are red, scams are blue, but green is true!
I was thinking it might be shock since this was my first time transplanting vfts, and I was having a hard time with the roots. I don't think it's the weather as temps don't exceed 27 here and it is getting colder now too. Do you think the led light has something to do with it? I placed the panel 30 cms above the containers. Did you end up finding the red/blue led bulbs?
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By Joshuamarshall792
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#362806
I just repotted mine too!!! And my red dragon is SUPER droopy its definitely shock and I would move that light a little higher because it could be causing lotsa stress

dragons are red, scams are blue, but green is true!

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By Joshuamarshall792
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#362807
Pfs wrote:
Joshuamarshall792 wrote: Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:28 pm Yeah they are probably going through shock or you have it too hot, you might want to move that grow light away from the plants so they can recover they aren't looking so good either they looked like mine when I first repotted them into a bigger pot with new media

dragons are red, scams are blue, but green is true!
I was thinking it might be shock since this was my first time transplanting vfts, and I was having a hard time with the roots. I don't think it's the weather as temps don't exceed 27 here and it is getting colder now too. Do you think the led light has something to do with it? I placed the panel 30 cms above the containers. Did you end up finding the red/blue led bulbs?
Oh and yes I did find them

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