How to ship fish, shrimp, and plants

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lisa99

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Location
Central Florida
Aquarium Details  
Gender
Female
Occupation
Retired
Quarantine?
Yes
List any water conditioners and test kits used:
Stress Guard, API Master Test Kit
Experience
Just started
Do you know of and understand the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle?
Yes
Aquarium Size
75g
Aquarium Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
4 angel fish, 10 cory cats, 9 cardinal tetras, 1 calico long-fin bn pleco, 3 otos (had 6) a few nerite snails. Amazon sword, El Niño Fern (Bolbitis heteroclita), Italian Val, dwarf sag, anubius, dward tiger lotus, brazilian pennywort.
Aquarium Start Date
October 5, 2019 - used cycled sponge from AngelsPlus ($9.99). Full cycle took about 10 days.
Ammonia
0
Nitrite
0
Nitrate
20
Temperature
79
pH
7.4
Lighting
Beamswork
Skimmer
No
Aquarium Filter Type
FX4 + Sponge Filter rated to 60 gallons
Aquarium #2 Size
20 gallon long
Tank #2 Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Tank #2 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
1 betta, 4 oto, 4 khuli loaches, random snails. Amazon sword, Italian val, dwarf tiger lotus, duck weed.
Tank #2 Start Date
October 5, 2019
Tank #2 Ammonia
0
Tank #2 Nitrite
0
Tank #2 Nitrate
20
Tank #2 Temperature
78
Tank #2 pH
7.4
Tank #2 Lighting
Beamswork
Tank #2 Filter Type
PennPlex Cascade 500
Aquarium #3 Size
Marineland 5g portrait
Tank #3 Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Tank #3 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
Neocaridina davidi var. Yellow, pond snails, italian val, amazon sword, christmas moss, moss balls.
Tank #3 Start Date
Oct 31
Tank #3 Ammonia
0
Tank #3 Nitrite
0
Tank #3 Nitrate
20
Tank #3 Temperature
72-74 (no heater)
Tank #3 pH
7
Tank #3 Lighting
Unknown. Came with the kit
Tank #3 Filter Type
Sponge filter
Just found this new super detailed youtube video by The Gamer’s Wife on how to ship. Wanted to share since I’ve seen some posts where people have animals to share but didn’t know how to ship.

 

Leilio

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Location
US
Aquarium Details  
Occupation
Amateur Fishkeeper
Quarantine?
None
List any water conditioners and test kits used:
prime, API freshwater master kit +KH+GH, scuds culture, blackworm culture.
Experience
1 year
Do you know of and understand the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle?
Yes
Aquarium Size
2.5 gallon
Aquarium Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
scuds, ramshorn snails, subwassertang, Anubis, frogbits, 2 red mangroves
Aquarium Start Date
Around April 2019
Ammonia
0
Nitrite
0
Nitrate
5
Temperature
Depend on the indoor temp
pH
7.6-7.8
Lighting
Sunlight
Aquarium Filter Type
None at the moment
Aquarium #2 Size
20 gallon long
Tank #2 Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Tank #2 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
2 scarlet badis, 8 otocinclus, 6 black neon tetra, 1 male guppies, 2 females, subwassertang, anubias coin leaf, red root floater, creeping jenny, bucephalandra broadleaf, nymphoides taiwan, crypt wendeii brown, hydrocotyle tripartita japan. tiger lotus, java fern, rotala sp, etc
Tank #2 Start Date
Aug 27 2020
Tank #2 Ammonia
0
Tank #2 Nitrite
0
Tank #2 Nitrate
10
Tank #2 Temperature
72
Tank #2 pH
7.8
Tank #2 Lighting
Finnex HCL
Tank #2 Filter Type
Dymax Slim Flo 500
I was thinking about Gamer's wife when I saw your title!
 
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