will they last long?

Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by divott, Jul 3, 2009.

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  1. divott

    divott Giant Squid

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    im gonna go check out a new lfs today. one that comes with a good reputation. they got a shipment of new colorful zoas in. im at work and am gonna go up there during work. if i bought some of these , how long would the zoas last ? i wont get home til 5:30 , so they would be in the bag for approximatly 3-4 hours.
     
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  3. inwall75

    inwall75 Giant Squid

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    They've been a bag that long before you even got them. They're fine. The best way to store zoa's though is with a damp paper towel.
     
  4. divott

    divott Giant Squid

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    i havent gone up to check them out yet. but thats what i was thinkin theyd be ok. just needed some experienced confirmations. thnx curt
     
  5. Validity

    Validity Skunk Shrimp

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    ohh zoas, i would like to see some pics once they get in your dt:)
     
  6. mikejrice

    mikejrice 3reef Affiliate

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    They all ship for longer than that so they will be fine.
     
  7. divott

    divott Giant Squid

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    picked up 2 small frags, theyre sittin beside me here at work and will get some pics up later tonight hopefully.
     
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  9. reefer Bob

    reefer Bob Montipora Digitata

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    Really? I would assume that they would be better in a bag of water. Can anyone explain? I can think of a few reasons why it would be alright, but cant figure out why it would be best in a towel.:confused:
     
  10. Daniel072

    Daniel072 Giant Squid

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    your zoas will be fine. I ship them all the time 2 day and haven't lost any yet.
     
  11. divott

    divott Giant Squid

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    now i just have to id what type the are. one i wil prob have trouble with, its kinda trumpet shaped
     
  12. bioreefdude

    bioreefdude Fu Manchu Lion Fish

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    I have to go to a fish store 35 miles away by train i leave at 9 am get to fs at 11:30 finished by 12:30 and then wait for train which doesnt get there til 4 pm im home by 5:30
    fish dont leave bag til 8 pm with acclimation so they cant stay in the bag a long time just use a lil cooler to transport