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Old 12th August 2011, 01:43 PM
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@ Jimmy - Not allowed?
Mainly due to storage problem, family members dont like the idea of freezing it together with our food (me too).
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Default Re: Drosera Food: Bloodworms

If you don't want to store it near food, try to get some freeze-dried worms rather than frozen ones. They keep well since there is barely any water in them, so you don't need to refrigerate/freeze them and you can keep them faaaar away from your food.
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If you don't want to store it near food, try to get some freeze-dried worms rather than frozen ones. They keep well since there is barely any water in them, so you don't need to refrigerate/freeze them and you can keep them faaaar away from your food.
Is the freeze-dried worm suitable for vtf?
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I don't see why not. They are just dry is all; If you really want, you can rehydrate some with a bit of distilled water before you feed them to your plants.
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anyone knows where to find freeze dried blood worms in penang?
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Old 29th September 2011, 07:42 AM
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Old 29th September 2011, 02:06 PM
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this is the before & after pics of the bloodworm feed ?
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Default Re: Drosera Food: Bloodworms

Both new pictures are of after the feeding. The first one is a couple weeks after the feeding, while the second is recent, about a month and a half after.

Capensis is quite any easy species, but this is the fastest I've gotten one from seed to flower.
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Old 17th November 2011, 03:22 AM
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Default Re: Drosera Food: Bloodworms

I am from South Africa where these plants come from.

To prevent curly leaves, D Capensis need bright light. The plants in your photos are very green, no red pigment. Give more light without the heat and you will have healthier plants. Take a look at this photo of one of my pots with a few plants in it. Yor plants do not need to be as red (unless you have alba variant), but should display some red coloring.

Flowering four times in row will drain a lot of energy. With D Capensis as most CP's, they need good light to be healthy. Feeding bugs is not as important, they can survive with out it. As for feeding, I feed my plants bloodworm without mashing etc. As long as it is not in a terrarium it is fine otherwise mould may grow on the worm.
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Old 17th November 2011, 09:59 AM
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Default Re: Drosera Food: Bloodworms

in M`sia, it`s quite difficult to get sunlight on the plants without the heat.

unless we have angled sunlight streaming into an aircon area for a few hours daily which is difficult to find. *smile*

so we have to make do with our conditions & protect it from the a`noon heat the best we can.

Love your super healthy D.Capensis, Zoit.
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