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small traps and developing traps

by kevinqwe » Fri Apr 10, 2009 5:55 am

i dont know why i have super small traps that look more developed than my big developing traps. they haven't even opened yet and are bigger than the small ones.
will these small traps grow to regular size?

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Re: small traps and developing traps

by NZL » Fri Apr 10, 2009 8:04 am

No, when a trap is fully matured and opened, it won't grow anymore.
However, it is normal that your VFT has a mix of small and big traps.
Insects come in small and big sizes too.
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Re: small traps and developing traps

by Matt » Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:27 pm

As Niels said, once a trap opens, it usually doesn't increase much in size. Typically small traps indicates that your plant isn't getting enough light. How many hours of direct sunlight is your plant getting?

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Re: small traps and developing traps

by kevinqwe » Sat Apr 11, 2009 2:19 am

when i got it it already had it. the plants are getting about 6 hrs of light

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Re: small traps and developing traps

by Matt » Sat Apr 11, 2009 3:00 am

Well then it probably wasn't getting enough light where it was when you bought it. When you say it's getting six hours of light, do you mean six hours of direct sunlight or six hours of light total?

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Re: small traps and developing traps

by kevinqwe » Sat Apr 11, 2009 5:47 pm

mostly direct, sometimes i move it if its not getting enough

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Re: small traps and developing traps

by Matt » Sat Apr 11, 2009 6:21 pm

Well that should be good then. Once spring gets into full swing you should start seeing lots of new growth.

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Re: small traps and developing traps

by kevinqwe » Sat Apr 11, 2009 8:19 pm

ok


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