Re: NANFA-- Collecting on the St. John's River Plain

geoff and julie kimber (
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 19:37:29 -0400

re: fish dying in transit-

I have had good results using stress coat and transporting the fish in
kordon breathable bags.

I recently transported some caribbean gambusia or limia (I haven't id'd them
yet) along with a bunch of tropicals from my uncle's house in NY back to
lexington. The tropicals were in a bag for about 24 hours and the gambusia
were in a bag for about 72 hours. They were packed pretty heavily and I
didn't leave any air in the bags to reduce sloshing.

I have used this technique for over a year with pretty good results, except
when I foolishly tried to transport silversides from the okeefenokee this

Geoff Kimber
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