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Re: sweet pitcher plants

I have some carnivours plants in with my azureus. You want to avoid Sarracenia in dart frog enclosures because they come from temperate areas of the US. The constant high humidity and relatively high temps will kill them. If you want pitcher plants, you want lowland Nepenthes.
The issue with North American pitcher plants (of the genera Sarracenia) is not the humidity or temps. After all, they grow in bogs, so the relative humidity of the atmosphere directly surrounding them is very high (evaporative humidity). Plus, have you ever been in southern Georgia in August? It's a lot hotter than my terrarium!

The issue has to do with the fact that they require a period of dormancy at lower temps for at least two months. Additionally, these plants require VERY high light (at least 1/2 sun for most to thrive) which is difficult to recreate in our terraria. If you live in Zone 6 or further south, build yourself a bog garden and plant these beautiful plants in there.

Otherwise, I will agree that the lowland Nepenthes, tropical sundews, and some of the Pings (butterworts) are better prospects for the terraria.
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