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Old 07-03-2013, 09:02 PM   #11 
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FYI, I use 3/4 inch thickness styrofoam and bubble wrap under and over all the fish. Good luck.
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Old 07-04-2013, 01:57 AM   #12 
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Bettas arrived just fine. All are in their temporary tanks and swimming like crazy.

High today was 90+. Unfortunately, the USPS carrier (a sub; my regular carrier is great) put them in the black mailbox despite the many warnings on the box. The seller double-bagged and wrapped them in lots of paper which must have really protected them from the heat of the mailbox. I believe there may have been some Methyline (spel?) Blue in the water.

I added a drop of Prime to detoxify any ammonia as soon as I opened the bags. That's a trick I learned from Rachel at Inverts by Msjinkzd.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:24 AM   #13 
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Wonderful! and congratulations on the new additions! I now feel safer shipping, just the normal worry and stress. Thank you both so much.
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