I just recently acquired a small venus fly trap. I want to keep it indoors. What's the best way to take care of it, to make sure it lives a healthy life?

  • someone told me light but not direct sunlight. is that accurate?
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    Nov 4, 2015 at 20:22
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Distilled water or rain water, no fertilizer (it's a bog plant and gets freaked out by excess nutrition. If it manages to snag some bugs, that's its nutrition, but things like "feeding it meat" are more likely to harm than help, as will any form of plant fertilizer or soil mix with fertilizer.) Lots of light.

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