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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1094

>From: "David Robinson" <robinson at ichips_intel.com>
>Subject: Methods to ship Malasian Trumpet Snails?
>Have any of you successfully shipped Malayan Trumpet
>Snails through std US mail.  What methods did you use?
>(Packaging, numbers of snails, how much water, etc.)

I have successfully shipped small MTS's (about 5-10 at a time),
by simply putting them in a 35mm film cannister half filled
with aquarium water, capped tight, wrapped with bubble wrap and
inserted into a standard envelope.  I sent them 1st class US
mail, and from the feedback they arrived fine.


Hoa G. Nguyen
Freshwater Planted Aquarium:  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Hills/2637/