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victory of the death cube!

by Mikeduner » Thu Jun 17, 2010 1:59 am

so i got a lows death cube sundew,
about a week ago, and no dew would develope on it, then today, as an expiriiment i put it back in the cube and like clockwork, dew came right back
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Re: victory of the death cube!

by kevinqwe » Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:06 am

i guess ur doing something wrong

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Re: victory of the death cube!

by Mikeduner » Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:37 am

well it hasnt been all that humid around here, so im saying in a way the deathcube is not as useless as some seem to think it is

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Re: victory of the death cube!

by Oblivion » Thu Jun 17, 2010 3:55 am

ive noticed a little humidity from my cheap mini green house really brings out the dew in my plants within about 2 days.

ive also seen that when put close to T8 fluro's they not only get dew very quick but also gain a whole lot of colouring. (it is winter here though so sunlight isnt all that strong)

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Re: victory of the death cube!

by sundewman » Sat Jun 19, 2010 2:57 am

Just so you know, until it grows under a bit higher light conditions for a while, the plant will continue to lose its dew outside of a high humidity environment.

You're not doing anything wrong- I actually left mine in a "life cube" for 4 months before I moved it to the tray method, which increases the humidity microclimate, and lets the plant have dew outside of the cube.
But as Oblivion mentioned, growing under fluorescent lights allows the plant to develop red coloration and pumps out more dew.

Long story short, after a year, your plant can look like this under T-8s or T-12s:
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Re: victory of the death cube!

by Oblivion » Sat Jun 19, 2010 3:22 am

whats the plant in the top left corner that looks like upside down red octopus tentacles? some sort of adelae?

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Re: victory of the death cube!

by Doomsday » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:05 am

Ya in the ling run, a healthy plant will be making dew based on the amount of sunlight it is getting not the misture as it is now. Yuo will probably have to rehabilitate it and acclimate it to your new conditions outside the cube.
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Re: victory of the death cube!

by sundewman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:08 am

@ Oblivion- that red plant in the top left corner is a D. adelae from Lowes, actually after a year and a half under fluorescent lights (after taking a many root cuttings)
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Re: victory of the death cube!

by Oblivion » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:19 am

amazing colouring in your plant there SDM, very attractive

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Re: victory of the death cube!

by roey benjamin marcus » Tue Jun 29, 2010 6:56 am

I would be a bit worried if the plants were darker or not BURSTING with dew.


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