The charismatic ant ferns are an exciting and fun house plant to add to your collection! Though they are not carnivorous, they are weird and we love weird! Grow these as companions to your Nepenthes! (Daniela calls them little hippos because their bulbous growth looks like a herd of little hippo faces).
Sun: Grow on sunny windowsills with at least three hours of direct sun, in greenhouses, or in a terrarium with fluorescent light
Water: Water with distilled or purified water frequently, do not let the pots sit in water for long periods of time but be sure to keep the potting medium moist all the time
Temperature: Daytime temperatures in the 70’s-80’s with a 10-20 degree drop in night temps
Dormancy: none needed