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By albertoburrito
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I am growing my flytraps indoors until the temperatures go down, and it there aren't a lot of bugs in my yard big enough or small enough for my plants. Can I feed them bugs from the bug zapper? They are dead, but I can massage the traps to get them to digest it.
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By CPhunter101
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albertoburrito wrote:I've always wanted to feed mine one of them because of the legs squirming(i know, brutal), but won't the legs cause a bad seal and rot the trap?
Rotting traps may or may not happen. The larger/more nutritious a spider is, the higher the chance that the trap will rot. When I feed my vfts daddy long legs, they usually don't rot since daddy long legs are skiny. On the other hand, small fat garden spiders cause rot when digested.

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