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By albertoburrito
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Does anyone else's nep secrete a sticky syrupy substance on the peristome? It makes the peristome shiny and look glazed. My plant is a ventrata.
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By optique
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Its normal, when i keep mine in the house for the winter they drip on the table.
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By Rammplins
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Its also a sign of a very happy and heathy plant.

Ants will go CRAZY for that stuff, I'm fairly sure my Sanguinea ate an entire colony after they found a drop on the ground.
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By camsdad66
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Yep, it's one of the plant's ways of attracting prey. Nearly all terrestrial CPs secrete nectar. Poor bugs! They don't stand a chance!

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