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By Ironhide
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Joined:  Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:31 pm
#358607
My traps aren’t closing. I’m not sure if they are exhausted or if they are not getting enough light. Can someone tell me what the deal is?
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By Panman
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Joined:  Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:41 pm
#358608
You have been feeding them, haven't you? ;) I have found that the leaf turns inside out like the one in the picture once it has digested as many bugs as it can handle.
By Ironhide
Posts:  9
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#358610
each leaf has just got done digesting some flies that could be the reason
By hungry carnivores
Posts:  309
Joined:  Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:31 am
#358617
Panman wrote: Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:55 pm You have been feeding them, haven't you? ;) I have found that the leaf turns inside out like the one in the picture once it has digested as many bugs as it can handle.
One large fly or spider will do it in!
By schmeg
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#358623
And is that potting media straight from the (reputable) store? Some large-scale garden-store growers seem to use poor peat mix.
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