01-07-2012, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Tetra Guy
Bryon, thanks, but you may be right about the border crossing. Unfortunately, I'm a 6 hour drive from Portland. And the two pet stores in this area that sell fish have no duckweed, believe it or not. I asked an employee once if they had any, she didn't even know what it was, lol!
How would you recommend the best way to ship the stuff?
Easy. Use a small plastic bag (like fish come in from the store), moisten a sheet of paper towelling with tank water, just to get it good and wet, and stick a small clump of duckweed in the centre and fold the towl around it. Place it in the bag, leave a bit of air, and seal the bag. It should last a few days. I have mailed higher plants across Canada with this method.
Duckweed is next to impossible to kill, so some might say the above is too fussy.