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Old 6th January 2013, 09:45 AM
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Why do they look like that? Pest?

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Where did you find the square pots David? I have been looking around for them...
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Old 7th January 2013, 10:31 PM
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The pots are not available in Malaysia. An old friend gave it to me as a gift.
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David, I found out those black sand you are using (to place on top) is actually rich in mineral especially iron. Try with a piece of magnet to proof it. It could be harmful to your plant!
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Oh! Okok... let me test and see.

Thanks TS!

Gosh... better check quick today when I get home.
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Dear forum members... Please avoid using this black sand. I have tested with a magnet and a few grains of sand actually flew up and stick on the magnet. TS is right! I am slowly going to remove all the black sand from my pots.
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The iron may not be such a problem for the Aussie plants. Australian soils are usually quite high in Iron. Might be worth trying out on some plants if you have spare.
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So far I noticed most of my drosera are doing well in it. I think i will leave those that are thriving in this media. After looking at all the pots, it is quite a tedious job repotting all. Haa haa...

Thanks for the recommendation Adam. I will try it.
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