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07-17-2012 01:13 AM
jbig
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Originally Posted by EWTC View Post
I could be wrong...but I was under the impression that beetles made up a significant % of their prey in the wild.

Cheers,
EC
www.macrocritters.wordpress.com
hm, you're probably right. i had never kept a fly traps before so it really could have been anything
07-16-2012 11:58 PM
EWTC
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i had venus fly traps for a while and i fed it lady bugs just for fun and i'm pretty sure it killed them i don't think they could digest the hard shells.
I could be wrong...but I was under the impression that beetles made up a significant % of their prey in the wild.

Cheers,
EC
www.macrocritters.wordpress.com
07-16-2012 12:18 AM
jbig i had venus fly traps for a while and i fed it lady bugs just for fun and i'm pretty sure it killed them i don't think they could digest the hard shells.
07-15-2012 03:57 PM
EWTC Thanks for all the encouragement folks! FYI I just posted a photo of a predaceous diving beetle in the invertebrates forum…

Cheers,
EC
www.macrocritters.wordpress.com
07-11-2012 03:03 AM
AirstoND Just thought I'd post that there is an annual meeting for carnivorous plant enthusiasts:
07-11-2012 02:21 AM
ua hua
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To bad there arent any that can live submerged...I would LOVE to have a Venus in my tank for sure.
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An aquatic Venus flytrap that caught small fish? I'd have a tank full of those for sure!

If you want a carnivorous water plant that if like a venus fly trap check out Aldrovanda vesiculosa (water wheel plant). Here is a little info on this plant.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aldrovanda_vesiculosa
07-10-2012 03:43 AM
EWTC
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Originally Posted by jmowbray View Post
Daddy long leg, I have stuck too many of those in my VFTs not to know what it is. lol
Hahahahahahaha! Thanks! Mystery solved!
07-09-2012 10:33 PM
driftwoodhunter
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Are you kidding we lick any kind of plant and if the kill bugs it's a bonus.

We have a carnivorous plant nursery here in Maryland and they ship too.

http://www.carnivorousplantnursery.c...alesplants.htm
What a very cool link! I saved it for future orders! (it helps that they are so close, too)
07-09-2012 10:23 PM
jmowbray Daddy long leg, I have stuck too many of those in my VFTs not to know what it is. lol
07-09-2012 10:09 PM
ShadowBeast I count eight legs so it might be a spider.
07-09-2012 09:35 PM
EWTC
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To bad there arent any that can live submerged...I would LOVE to have a Venus in my tank for sure.
An aquatic Venus flytrap that caught small fish? I'd have a tank full of those for sure!

07-09-2012 07:20 PM
JasonG75 To bad there arent any that can live submerged...I would LOVE to have a Venus in my tank for sure.
07-09-2012 06:16 AM
EWTC
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I would be careful licking plants, some of them might make you see some funny things. J/K I'm sure you meant to say "like".
Ha! Thanks to both of you!

Tomorrow I'm going to post some nice macro photos of sundews (Drosera). Stay tuned...

EC
www.macrocritters.wordpress.com
07-09-2012 03:21 AM
ua hua
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Originally Posted by 150EH View Post
Are you kidding we lick any kind of plant and if the kill bugs it's a bonus.

We have a carnivorous plant nursery here in Maryland and they ship too.

http://www.carnivorousplantnursery.c...alesplants.htm
I would be careful licking plants, some of them might make you see some funny things. J/K I'm sure you meant to say "like".
07-09-2012 02:12 AM
150EH Are you kidding we lick any kind of plant and if the kill bugs it's a bonus.

We have a carnivorous plant nursery here in Maryland and they ship too.

http://www.carnivorousplantnursery.c...alesplants.htm
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