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By Adrien
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Hello, I want to ask what type of fertilizer you guys use, the dosage per gallon, and frequency at which you spray. How long have you been fertilizing that way and do you notice any differences? I’d also like to know what you guys know about the consequences of fertilizing carnivores. Thanks!
By Fishkeeper
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You're likely to get about a dozen different answers there. I'd suggest reading around this section of the forum, and searching up terms like "fertilize" and "fertilizer" to see what people are saying.

I will tell you, though, that it's advised for beginners to stick with feeding their plants bugs or bug-like substances via whatever method that plant usually uses to eat. Betta pellets in Nepenthes pitchers, bug access for flytraps, bloodworms for sundews, that sort of thing. Much harder to mess up, and the plants will do fine.
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