Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Fish Care
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-14-2009, 02:35 PM   #1 
MisticAllie314
New Member
 
MisticAllie314's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Betta + plane = ?

So I currently live in New Jersey and will be moving to Texas in about 6 weeks or so. At this point I don't know if I will drive my car down there or have it transported and take a plane. I have a betta about a year old, and I was wondering if anyone knew how plane rides affect fish. I was thinking it would be ok since the plane ride is only 3 and half hours and because they pressurize the plane cabin for us humans to begin with. Does anyone know or have a personal experience?
MisticAllie314 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2009, 02:49 PM   #2 
dramaqueen
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Central Texas
I have no idea. Have you checked with the airlines about whether you can htake a fish on the plane? With all the new rules, it may not be allowed. If you were driving, I think transporting your betta wouldn't be a problem.
dramaqueen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2009, 03:13 PM   #3 
Chicklet
Member
 
Chicklet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Canada
Betta fish are shipped by plane here to our walmart stores every two weeks, (actually all their fish)
It is stressful on them..

But as to a certain plane companies rules on allowing fish may be another thing,
Check with your airline and then you'll know for sure
Chicklet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2009, 04:53 PM   #4 
IonBaller07
Member
 
IonBaller07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
If you have to take a plane and they wont let you bring him you might want to ship him to your new house.
IonBaller07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2009, 05:55 PM   #5 
Nataku
Member
 
Nataku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
If transporting a fish on a plane, make sure the area where the fish is will be pressurized. If they will not allow you to take the fish with you as a carry-on (double-bag it and stick it in a small styrofoam box to buffer, with a heat pack is generally best) then make sure the cargo hold is a pressurized one. Double-check! Ask more than one person. Get the info on the model of plane you are flying and check online yourself. Several a stewardess has told people a plane had a pressurized cargo hold when in fact they did not. The betta will die in an unpressurized cargo-hold.
Nataku is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.