Proper planting?

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Wed May 3 09:47:19 EST 2000


I have good luck with a tank, 4 to 5 inches of gravel, a layer of
sphagnum, and a flush-fitting solid glass top.  I never have to water
or fertilize.

Moique Reed

Faunmaster wrote:
> 
> I got a 30 gallon tank and put about 1 inch of sand on the bottom and put in
> about 5-6 inches of sphugnum peat moss over it.  I have also added a screen
> on top for maintaining humidity.  I want to add venus fly traps to this
> terrarium type set up.  Question is how much water should I add? How often?
> and Do i need more peat? How much space do fly traps need? I know flytraps
> need acidic soil, is the peat naturally acidic or do I need to add
> something? Should the sand and the peat be mixed, right now the peat is just
> on top of the sand.....thanks!
> 
> --
> ~Faunmaster
> "Forgiveness is the scent a rose leaves on the heel that crushes it."




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