Re: Feeding CP

From: Andrew Gray (
Date: Sat Jul 10 1999 - 12:48:26 PDT

Date: Sat, 10 Jul 1999 20:48:26 +0100
From: "Andrew Gray" <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg2530$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Feeding CP

> Being a vegeterian and also a grower of CP (which my friends and
> acquaintences find terribly ironic), I am also adverse to capturing live
> creatures and feeding them to my plants. However, it doesn't bother me in
> the least to feed them dried insects and insect larvae that someone else
> canned for turtle or fish food. Also, a nasty fly or mosquito in the
> In it goes. Beetles in the rain water catching trays that would have
> anyway? Tasty treat for a Sarracenia. I tend to use as plant food
> that would bite or sting me or eat my plants. The others I leave
> can probably get captured without my help.

Personally I try not to feed my plants any insect that could bite or sting
me. Such insects have a habit of escaping and then suddenly turning up in a
different part of my house several hours later! (And bringing in
plant-destroying insects sounds even more risky!)


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