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Hold them in your hand 36 24.16%
Have a passenger hold them 38 25.50%
Toss them in the seat beside you 52 34.90%
Have a "fish seat" carrier for them 23 15.44%
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Old 05-18-2010, 12:17 AM   #71
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A 5 gallon bucket half full of water put the bag in there have an inverter and run a heater to keep the bucket at 78. (a 75w inverter is like $30 runs a 50W heater no problems)
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Old 05-27-2010, 12:17 PM   #72
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i walked home with all my fishies, it's only a couple of miles......couldn't figure out how to put the leads on though......
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Old 05-27-2010, 12:59 PM   #73
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A 5 gallon bucket half full of water put the bag in there have an inverter and run a heater to keep the bucket at 78. (a 75w inverter is like $30 runs a 50W heater no problems)
at first this seemed a lil excessive... but then again depending on the length of your ride.. they would be fully acclimated to the temp of your QT tank i suppose.... now if you could only set up a drip acclimation rig for the ride... you could just drop them straight into the tank when you got home!


oh.. and my wife holds my fish in the passenger seat.
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Old 05-28-2010, 03:10 AM   #74
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That'd be pretty sweet.
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Old 05-28-2010, 04:55 AM   #75
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i walked home with all my fishies, it's only a couple of miles......couldn't figure out how to put the leads on though......

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Old 05-29-2010, 03:01 PM   #76
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I don't live very far from the LFS, so usually I just prop the fish bag on the passenger seat with my purse. But if it is winter or cool outside, I keep the bag between my legs for warmth. Although once when I was returning some fish to the store, the inevitable happened. Yep, the bag leaked and it looked like I wet myself. BUt hey, I got the fish back safe and sound!
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Old 06-05-2010, 11:34 PM   #77
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I get all my fish double bagged, extra water/O2 and I bring a towel & a canvas drawstring bag with me to put them into. Keeping them in the dark cuts down on stress.
They ride atop the folded towel to cut vibration, which further relieves stress.
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Old 06-12-2010, 08:39 AM   #78
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we live smack in between Pittsburgh and Cleveland so when we go to one of the larger aquatic stores we take a cardboard shipping cooler since it may be a few hours before we return home
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Old 06-22-2010, 01:10 PM   #79
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Since I have to drive them 100 miles to get home, I bring a blanket with me and wrap them up in the back seat, and stick something in front of them so they won't go flying if I have to slam on my brakes for deer/turkeys.
With the bettas, I get a washcloth or something to wrap around them, and then put them in the cup holders.
you dont have to drive a hundred miles to get fish, you know, you can order them online and it wouldn't cost you as much as traveling 100 miles...no offense but thats a little extreme
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Old 06-22-2010, 01:16 PM   #80
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i got ours double bagged, then put in a paper bag as well. i then wrapped it up in a hoodie and put them on the passenger seat next to me. i kept the heat on all the way home (about 40miles).
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