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 Carnivorous plants in natural vivarium for reptiles...

Just curious if any one has ever tried that.... It seems like it could be risky but none the less I thought it would be would be interesting if someone had tried it.

Iím thinking of doing it, but I donít want to do it if it could be a problem.

I guess thereís only one way to find out....



01/12/07  04:22am

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 Carnivorous plants in natural vivarium for reptiles...

The only problem I can think of is that most carnivorous plants are small, delicate, and need a lot of moisture. They would be trampled by your herps, and you couldnít keep them humid enough. Just my thoughts on it...

~ Nick



01/12/07  08:26am

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  Message To: Slygecko   In reference to Message Id: 1130077


 Carnivorous plants in natural vivarium for reptiles...

The size was my concern as well...

But the humidity shouldnít be a problem with a herp that needs high humidity.

Take a crested gecko. There mostly arboreal. So they perfer to spend there time in a high plant such as a Ficus Benjamina. Now the Nepenthes vieillardii is from New Caledonia. So the humidity and temp requirements should be the same. But I could be wrong. But I would think that a Crested Gecko would work ok with this particular species of Carnivorous Plant. But Iíve never tried it so Iím not saying it will but that it might be worth an experiment. Because Iím thinking that the crested gecko wouldnít spend much time on the Nepenthes vieillardii. He would perfer the higher plants. Plus as I said there from the same region.



01/12/07  05:11pm


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