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Weather vs Shipping

Fish Folk

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Well, I was going to ship some newly hatched Rainbow Shiners out today, but the weather here in Western MD is so awful…


Normally I’d ship without a heat pack. Shiners do fine cool. But with overnight temps in the 30°s, and these being so young, the concern is that they’d succumb to the cold.

On the other hand, heat packs can lift temps up into the 80°s, or even 90°s… which could knock them out on the high-temp side of things.

Present plan is to hold off awaiting safer shipping temps. I wish there was a way to ship without over cooking or freezing.

Here’s why Rainbow Shiners are worth it…






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