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Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:54 am
by cryostasis
These are seed grown VFT been growing them from seeds lately and after inpecting of my my adult plants this is what I saw. I think someyhing is wrong if the traps hairs curls lile these as compared to the other normal traps. What could be the issie and solution to this?ImageImageImage

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Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:35 am
by steve booth
Nice pictures, what conditions do you keep the plants in? inside or outside, under lights? the conditions at this time of year vary a lot so an idea of what yours are experiencing would help.
Cheers
Steve

Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:47 am
by cryostasis
steve booth wrote:Nice pictures, what conditions do you keep the plants in? inside or outside, under lights? the conditions at this time of year vary a lot so an idea of what yours are experiencing would help.
Cheers
Steve
Thank you I think its one of the mlst beaitiful vft that I have grown from seed right now. :)

Im doing it indoors with 1k watts(as per seller) warm+red grow light panel, sitting on a tray of water around an inch deep and gets refilled after 2 days once it dries up. I mostly feed him/her spiders that I caught outside every 2 weeks.

Im living in the tropics and most of them the growth slowed down around june to july when it was super hot here then started shoot growth around late august. Last repot was around mid July. And Im using sphagnum moss and perlite.

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Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:13 pm
by ChefDean
That looks to be perhaps the newest leaf and trap to develop fully, but it's not quite done yet. I'm thinking that, in a day or so, the hairs will straighten up and look like a normal typical.
If you watch the traps those two leaves that are coming up, they'll probably do the same.

Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:23 pm
by cryostasis
ChefDean wrote:That looks to be perhaps the newest leaf and trap to develop fully, but it's not quite done yet. I'm thinking that, in a day or so, the hairs will straighten up and look like a normal typical.
If you watch the traps those two leaves that are coming up, they'll probably do the same.
I see thanks bit worried because its my first time seeing the traps like that.

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Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:20 pm
by ChefDean
You're welcome. You probably just caught it at just the right time to see it. How does it look now?

Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:11 am
by cryostasis
ChefDean wrote:You're welcome. You probably just caught it at just the right time to see it. How does it look now?
It looks alot better now. Oh here is another thing im a but worried there are all divisions from 1 or 2 plants. They stop growing then boosted its growth. Tried to repot and divide them sometimes the newly repot plant will die or get the same clump when they grow.

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Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:53 am
by ChefDean
I don't understand what you're trying to say. Are you asking a question? Or making an observation?

Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:06 am
by cryostasis
ChefDean wrote:I don't understand what you're trying to say. Are you asking a question? Or making an observation?
A question Image why are they clumping so much? Even after repot?

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Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:25 pm
by ChefDean
Flytraps cluster together when they divide, it's just what they do. You can separate them all you desire, but they'll just divide more and cluster up again.
Some people just say forget it and repit the entire cluster into a wider, deeper pot and let them do their thing.

Re: Trap hairs going curling inward

Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:47 pm
by cryostasis
ChefDean wrote:Flytraps cluster together when they divide, it's just what they do. You can separate them all you desire, but they'll just divide more and cluster up again.
Some people just say forget it and repit the entire cluster into a wider, deeper pot and let them do their thing.
Thanks I just wish they grow a bit larger to be easily repotted.

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