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Old 27th January 2011, 11:35 PM
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Default Pygmy drosera's substrate

Im planning on getting some pygmy droseras soon and Im having trouble on choosing the kind of sand for the mix as its substrate.

For now I haver this sand and Im wondering if its ok to use for mygmy droseras.
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Old 28th January 2011, 07:09 AM
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That sand looks OK to use. Wash it before use to ensure it is free of contaminates such as salt. I presume you are mixing the sand with peat moss.
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Old 28th January 2011, 08:05 AM
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Yes im mixing it with peat in 1:1 ratio
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Old 28th January 2011, 02:40 PM
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@Jeyem, may I know were you purchase your pygmy drosera's. Is it on eBay? Thanks! Do we have a local supplier in PH?
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Old 28th January 2011, 03:42 PM
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From ebay. But its not with me yet. Ill also try purchasing some gemmaes on the net maybe next week. I havent heard anyone in the philippines growing pygmies
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