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post #1 of 3 Old 04-01-2014, 03:23 AM Thread Starter
Shipping a goldfish???

Is it possible? If so, how?

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post #2 of 3 Old 04-01-2014, 07:23 AM
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Sure it's possible - put the fish in a bag of water and place that in a styrofoam lined box. Depending on the weather you may need to add a heat pack or a cold pack to fight the temp creeping in whatever direction it is supposed to go. I like the breather bags from kordon - they allow gasses to be exchanged while keeping water in the bag. Because of this you don't have to ship in such a large container, and because there will only be a small amount of air space in the bag, less sloshing around for the fish in transit.

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post #3 of 3 Old 05-29-2014, 08:07 PM
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Just make sure it is shipped quickly.

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