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Old 02-18-2012, 08:50 PM   #1
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Where to buy fish bags

I need to purchase some fish bags for transporting my fish during our relocation. Our local lfs will not sell me any and I cannot find any locally.

Can anyone recommend somewhere that will ship them internationally to Australia?
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Old 02-18-2012, 08:51 PM   #2
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petco sometimes gives them away for free....
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:08 PM   #3
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I need to purchase some fish bags for transporting my fish during our relocation. Our local lfs will not sell me any and I cannot find any locally.

Can anyone recommend somewhere that will ship them internationally to Australia?
Kensfish.com sells them.but I dont know about shipping to aust
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Thanks I will check them out.
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:01 AM   #5
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Fish bags are relatively cheap, getting them shipped internationally would probably make it unnecessarily expensive. If none of your LFS will give you any, look for some same-country aquarium supply places online. If that doesn't work, and there's not a ton of fish, just use a cooler to transport them in.
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how many bags do you need?
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I'd second the bucket/cooler suggestion. I have moved hundreds of fish with buckets of the years. The longest was a trip from Baltimore to Pittsburgh. Ran the heater and an air pump off of a DC to AC converter.
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Could you just use some other type of plastic bag? Or do they have to be fish specific? There are plastic bags that are very similar for candies and cookies that craft shops sell.
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Could you just use some other type of plastic bag? Or do they have to be fish specific? There are plastic bags that are very similar for candies and cookies that craft shops sell.
Those are way to thin. A fin could pierce those and lose all the water.
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Old 02-21-2012, 04:39 PM   #10
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Don't use zip lock bags either. They can bust open. I just found some on eBay Australia. Search for 'fish transport bags'.

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Not cheap though.
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