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    Carnivorus plants, Tillandsias, hardy orchids, fly fishing, fish keeping, tracking though the Black Forest

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  1. Hallo Harro,

    ich hoffe, bei Dir gehts wieder aufwärts! Ich hätte gerne nen kleinen Red Monster, aber auch nen echten HG. Hast du noch jeweils einen?

    Ich schau mal nach nem Luna......



  2. I like to show you my Tom Thumb. I received from Carl in 2018. @ Carl. As soon as the weather is getting warmer I send you the Giant Dr. König.
  3. I`m growing my sarravenias outside in a bog without any protection . Here in the Black Forest/Germany I had temperatures down to - 15°C. At the moment -11 C. I had no losses due to the low temperatures over the years.
  4. I bought this in Irland but I think you can get it also in the UK. I spray it over the Cephalotus.
  5. Hi, may I hijack here too. D. bassleri in the wild with tadpoles.
  6. The best is you start with heads of shagnum. For a tray of 60x40 cm you need about 4 litre of them. Drill 2 holes about 3 cm from the bottom. My tray is outside. The holes prevet that the rain covers all the shagnum. The first time it takes about 2 - 3 month till the moss reaches the top of the tray. Then you can cut it with a scissors. The rest which stays in the tray recovers and it starts all over again. Don`t use any soil only the pure shagnum with rainwater.
  7. Hi, I bought my LED Spotlight from Christian Ritter/Germany. The pic shows day and night
  8. Oh, there is a misunderstanding. I use these cups only for rooting Cheph. rhizomes and in connexction if you repot. All the other are without it . So what I have heard about Ceph, in Australia. They always groe near or beside swams or very wet areas.
  9. Hi, it is hard to say what causes this trouble. I grew Ceph. for many years. In summertime they are in a tray with a steady waterlevel of about 2-3 cm. In the winter I spay them. The substrat is only wet then. My substrat consists of mainly lime free sand of different grain size, perlite and a bit of peat (about 10%) and Seramis. More and more here in Germany using this substrat. If I had the problem you have I would repot the plants in a different substrat and use maybe smooties Cups or something else like that. You can see it at the pics. Make a hole and bottem and place them in water. From bottem the water gets to the substrat. With the hole in the top you have nough huminity to avoid that even big pitchers get dry or gets rotten.
  10. Welcome, is it possible to post some pictures ? Harro
  11. Harro


    I send this guy a mail. This is his answer.
  12. In a tray on a window silk with permament waterin during the summer. Much better outside, mayby on balcony. They love fresh air. The temperture is not so important. They tolerate temperatures from -2° up to +40°C.
  13. Harro


    Today I saw an offer on Ebay UK which is from Poland. Someone is trying to sell a Fred Howell Giant. The offer picture shows my profil pic from the German Carnivorous Society (GFP). I did not give the permission to publish it. The pic shows a mirror image as you can see on the pics here. The cutting he likes to sell is not from the offer pic. I still have this plant and I did not sell the clone to him. On both picture you can see a small water dot inside the pitcher (yellow circle).
  14. Hi, is this plant still to buy ? If yes,  please take the Reservation for me and tell me how I can pay.