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Name: Jared Nicholes
Post Falls, Idaho
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jnicholes
Oct 30, 2015 12:32 PM CST
Hello!

I have a giant venus fly trap and a pitcher plant and I have a question. Is rain water better than distilled water for carnivorous plants? Or the opposite? Its raining a storm here and I want to see whats better.

Thanks!

Jared
Name: tarev
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tarev
Oct 30, 2015 12:34 PM CST
Rain water is best for them. I have to use distilled water for mine since we have no significant rainwater to collect here.
Name: Jared Nicholes
Post Falls, Idaho
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jnicholes
Oct 30, 2015 12:50 PM CST
Hello!

I got three gallons today of rain water from the storm! I had a lot of containers! Thanks for the advice!

Jared
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Region: California Houseplants Plays in the sandbox Orchids Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Composter
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tarev
Oct 30, 2015 1:10 PM CST
Lucky you!! Collect more and more Big Grin

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