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Old 11-23-2006, 07:15 AM   #41 (permalink)
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Thanks for posting this!

Wonderful tip! I'm going to get right on this!
thanks!
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Old 11-23-2006, 07:43 AM   #42 (permalink)
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Good Find, a lot eaiser than cutting foam to fit a standard box.
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Old 11-26-2006, 09:51 PM   #43 (permalink)
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I have to give credit for the idea to a lady I know on our goldfish board. She recently sent me some fish and I was in awe of the ice chest cuz I HATE making insulated boxes. LOL

So far I haven't had any luck with the vets I've called. They told me to hit the larger vet practices. I wonder if the big chain pharmacies would have any.
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Are these standard sizes? Will they fit in a priority mail box?
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Are these standard sizes? Will they fit in a priority mail box?
I don't know the answer to that question.

But I do know that I scheduled a pickup at my house for the Post Office at USPS - The United States Postal Service (U.S. Postal Service) and set it up being 1 lb (I guessed) which cost $4.10 and marked PRIORITY on the box and they took it. They even left me a THANK YOU note! My mailman has NEVER done that before.

epicfish, let us know how it works for you.

I have no clue what they would say at the clerks counter at the US Post Office. I assume it is fine.
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If you live near a university, most biology, biochemistry, microbiology, etc. labs will have plenty of these. We get enzymes shipped to us with them. We also have cold packs on hand. If you call the main office of the department, they should be able to help you.
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I wrote this up on my makeshift web site: hope it helps!

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Six, I love your website with photos.

But in Upstate New York, those plants would be ice cubes by the time they got to where they are going.

(Or after they sit in someone's mailbox until they get home.)
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If you live near a university, most biology, biochemistry, microbiology, etc. labs will have plenty of these. We get enzymes shipped to us with them. We also have cold packs on hand. If you call the main office of the department, they should be able to help you.
I live In RI near Some major collages in Providence, RIC I think has a huge BioMed department. If what you are saying is right I'll never need to buy styro boxes again? Great tip if Somehow I can get them! thanks!

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Hi
Is their someone in Hawaii that can help in testing a shipment method.
I will send 10 stems of stargrass packed all different ways in the same box
and this person can report back to us the condition of the plants
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