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Discuss water requirements, "soil" (growing media) and suitable planting containers

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By Apollyon
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@hungry carnivores, How do you go about doing that? I've reused some moss that was still in decent shape but you bake it?
By tommyr
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I buy Besgrow brand from Amazon. Although the past 2 years I been trying it on a few flytraps and honestly they don't do any better in it over peat/perlite. I much prefer peat and perlite. It's easier to remove from the roots during re-potting (it basically just falls away from the roots on it's own). It's messier but to me easier.
By Sundeewz
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mcgrumpers wrote:IMO regular bettergro sucks... Bettergro premium is great, but the regular one not so much.
I did not know that there was a premium grade version of Better Gro sphagnum moss until you just brought this up, and apparently I've been using it this whole time. Huh.
By Sundeewz
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evenwind wrote:Lonquen (BetterGro's supplier) produces two qualities - 5-star and 2-star. So "Premium" and "not-so-Premium"?
http://lonquenchile.cl/en/qualities-and-formats/
I wonder if the 5 star and 2 star batch sometimes get mixed up because sometimes I find a clump of the poorer quality stuff mixed in with the premium grade.
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