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good pot for VTF??

by Scientist+VTF+ » Sun Apr 04, 2010 2:57 pm

hello friends, upload a photo of the pot that I used to go with my collection was now using a larger but much space, says to see that you seem to grow VTF. thanks

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currently used for this measure 13x13x13 cm - 1L, but the change in any respect to perform transplants if you see these little ones that are suitable for the cultivation of VTF, what would be the best time for transplanting, after hibernation?.

Thanks for all . Best regards Ignacio D

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Re: good pot for VTF??

by moof » Sun Apr 04, 2010 5:24 pm

Hola amigo,
The pot is good, you can transplant the plants now. It can be done the whole year. Use peat mixed with silica sand, or LFS. You can find all the info on the site.

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Re: good pot for VTF??

by Steve_D » Sun Apr 04, 2010 8:51 pm

Hola Ignacio-- Algunos de nosotros podemos leer y entender el español un poco, así que puedes escribir en español a veces si quieres, o si no sabes como decir una cosa y quieres que otra persona la traduzca al inglés.

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Re: good pot for VTF??

by Matt » Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:00 pm

Steve_D wrote:Hola Ignacio-- Algunos de nosotros podemos leer y entender el español un poco, así que puedes escribir en español a veces si quieres, o si no sabes como decir una cosa y quieres que otra persona la traduzca al inglés.

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Re: good pot for VTF??

by Scientist+VTF+ » Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:41 am

oh very good, que utilizán para vtf Perlita o arena de silice ? actualmente estoy usando Turba Rubia + Perlita , nose si es mejor la arena de silice , y de que grosor? , ahora mismo no trasplantaré ya que llevan poco tiempo conmigo (2 meses) nose si será adecuado trasplantarlas ya o dejar que sigan aclimatandose, aunque me ahorrarian mucho espacio , las nuevas que me vallan llegando las pondré en esos tiestos . thank you very much for your attention

PD: si alguien me lo puede traducir por si alguien no lo entiende ,muchas gracias .

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Re: good pot for VTF??

by Aging_Bourbon » Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:55 pm

Scientist+VTF+ wrote:PD: si alguien me lo puede traducir por si alguien no lo entiende ,muchas gracias .

Google Translate wrote:oh very good, they use to vtf perlite or silica sand? I am currently using peat + perlite, nose whether to silica sand, and that thick? , Now no longer carrying trasplantaré little time with me (2 months) nose if it will be suitable transplanting and or allowed to continue acclimatizing, but would save me a lot of space, new leaves it comes I'll put in these pots. thank you very much for your Attention

PS: If someone can translate for me if someone does not understand, thank you very much.



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Re: good pot for VTF??

by Steve_D » Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:29 pm

Scientist+VTF+ wrote:oh very good, que utilizán para vtf Perlita o arena de silice ? actualmente estoy usando Turba Rubia + Perlita , nose si es mejor la arena de silice , y de que grosor? , ahora mismo no trasplantaré ya que llevan poco tiempo conmigo (2 meses) nose si será adecuado trasplantarlas ya o dejar que sigan aclimatandose, aunque me ahorrarian mucho espacio , las nuevas que me vallan llegando las pondré en esos tiestos .

(Allen, that Google translation is horrible (but funny!). :roll: :lol: Mine may not be too much better, but here it is.)

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What do people use for Venus Flytraps, perlite or silica sand? Currently I'm using long-fiber sphagnum (or ground light-colored sphagnum moss) and perlite. I don't know if silica sand is better, and what size or how coarse? Right now I'm not going to transplant because I haven't had them for long (2 months). I don't know if it would be alright to transplant them now or to let them continue to acclimate themselves, although it would save a lot of space, the new ones that arrive I'll put in those pots. (I'm not sure if I got the last two phrases correct, because I'm not sure I understand the Spanish).

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I personally prefer silica sand instead of perlite. When I use both, I usually use more sand than perlite. I feel that the sand breaks the medium up better and gives it a nicer consistency for the plants' roots to grow into. It must be almost pure silica sand however, not beach sand nor river sand.

If it were me and the plants were healthy, I might transplant them if I thought they needed it (into a larger container or in better medium) despite having them only for two months.

OK-- now I'm going to try to say the same thing in Spanish. Please correct my Spanish, Ignacio. :)

A mí prefiero la arena de sílice en lugar de perlita. Cuando utilizo los dos usualmente meto en la mezcla mas arena que perlita. Creo que la arena hace que el medio sea más desmenuzado y eso ayuda que se desarrollan las raíces. Pero necesita ser arena de sílice puro, no la arena de la play ni del río.

Si fuera yo y las plantas estén saludables, quizás las trasplantaría si creo que lo necesitan (a un contenedor más grande o a medio mejor) a pesar de que lleven sólo dos meses conmigo.

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Re: good pot for VTF??

by kittyklaws » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:13 am

Bravo Steve! :D Your translations are like my Spanish 3 texbook-quality :lol: ! Where did you learn your Spanish?
I think it's great that you are making things easier for Ignacio to learn about VFT care by translating (and helping us learn spanish)! :D Buena Suerte, guys!
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Re: good pot for VTF??

by manzano167 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:16 am

me turn to try spanish------ Hola----- lol
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