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Im doing a new terrarium for tropical planta only. I got nepenthes ampullaria x subunayensis and a grecilia N.
Im lookimg for a good source of light can you recommended one please ? I send a picture for two bulb Im watching now. What do you think ? And what other species I can put im anterrarium that for sure goes to 95f temperature . Im from Puerto Rico so is Hot and tropical here. I dont have any place to put them so I got terrarium and only lowland nephentes. If you can recommended a good collection for a tropical terrarrium Ill be more than happy.

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Hi Gabriel,

Most of these lights tend to be fairly similar, so price it usually the biggest deciding factor.  You might consider, however, buying a unit locally so that if you have any problems you could easily return/exchange the light.  For instance, here's one at Home Depot,

With plant selection, you just need to search for lowlanders that will stay smaller.  So many of them will quickly outgrow terrariums.  N. ampullaria, N. gracilis, N. glabarata may all be good possibilities.  Stay away from plants like N. bicalcurata.  Here's why:

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest

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