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Old 19th August 2014   #1
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Question Is it safe to ship older axolotl?

So I have over stocked my tank and need to find one of my little guys a home, I believe she is a girl, not certain though. About 7 inches long, GFP wildtype. How do you ship an older axolotl?




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Well, you would need to package it with care using an insulated lining in the box, double bag it in a good quality fish shipping bag which contains plenty of water and air. An ice pack can be added in the box if the weather is warm. And it should probably be shipped express 2 day.



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Also read this article:Caudata Culture Articles - Shipping
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Well, you would need to package it with care using an insulated lining in the box, double bag it in a good quality fish shipping bag which contains plenty of water and air. An ice pack can be added in the box if the weather is warm. And it should probably be shipped express 2 day.
Only point i would disagree with Bette is i only ship next day,especially in the summer. It has a money back gaurantee if it doesnt ship next day where 2 day shipping may arrive in 2 days, but they wont gaurantee it. Plus one day in transit is less stressful and safer for the axie.



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Only point i would disagree with Bette is i only ship next day,especially in the summer. It has a money back gaurantee if it doesnt ship next day where 2 day shipping may arrive in 2 days, but they wont gaurantee it. Plus one day in transit is less stressful and safer for the axie.
Yes, the quicker, the better! I thought that the fastest express shipping in reality takes up to 2 days total transit time... so that's why I said that. But I see how that could be confused with the priority 2-3 day shipping.



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