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Old 04-20-2012, 12:07 PM   #1
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buying fish out of state???

im going to ohio in a feew weeks and was wanting to know if i buy some fish when im there will they be ok for the ride back? i know you can ship fish and that takes over 12 hours to do right? so shouldnt they be ok to do?
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:19 PM   #2
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There might be some legal issues if you're transporting them across state lines. I'm not sure how it works but it's worth looking into.
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I would think it depends on where you buy them from, what kinds of bags they use, do they gas the bag, etc. Lots of variables.

You might want to ask severum mama, she ships a lot, so would know what you need to look for.
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:46 PM   #4
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There might be some legal issues if you're transporting them across state lines. I'm not sure how it works but it's worth looking into.
what legal issues would there be? it would be the same as shipping...
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:46 PM   #5
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I would think it depends on where you buy them from, what kinds of bags they use, do they gas the bag, etc. Lots of variables.

You might want to ask severum mama, she ships a lot, so would know what you need to look for.
i was going to pm her and shay..
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Unless you are buying something that is specifically banned in your state, there shouldn't be any concern. There are no border crossings as one state blends with the other. Oots of people up here bring fish from the US often passing through several states, and then crossing the border into Canada. Ornamental fish generally pass right through without any issues.
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Old 04-20-2012, 01:23 PM   #7
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Gilley - you should be fine, take a cooler with you of some type and place the fish in it once they are bagged. Do this myself when I go out of town to pickup fish exception is that when its cold here I toss a heat pack in the box.
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Old 04-20-2012, 04:27 PM   #8
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Unless you are buying something that is specifically banned in your state, there shouldn't be any concern. There are no border crossings as one state blends with the other. Oots of people up here bring fish from the US often passing through several states, and then crossing the border into Canada. Ornamental fish generally pass right through without any issues.
lol if i buy anything it wll be guppies and stuff like that.. would look at some chichlids but my tanks not up
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Gilley - you should be fine, take a cooler with you of some type and place the fish in it once they are bagged. Do this myself when I go out of town to pickup fish exception is that when its cold here I toss a heat pack in the box.
thank you shay thats what i was thinking.. not sure that i will be picking up anything but just wanted to be safe
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Old 04-20-2012, 05:09 PM   #10
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LOL do I like I do keep a cooler in the car/truck for those fish you just can't live without LOL
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