How long can 20 ember tetras, 4 Celestial Pearl danio and a couple snail survive in a shipping box? they been in that box for 4 days already. I'm afraid that would take one more day to be delivered.....:icon_ cry:
Don't give up yet, I once had a package of Crystal Red Shrimp from another forum member get lost in the mail for a 2 weeks in the winter!!! They actually showed up with only one DOA. The only thing that I can think is that the package obviously never froze, and the cooler temps kept the shrimps metabolism slower so that they did not mess up the water with ammonia (from waste) as quickly. The good thing is that most packages that are lost or slow are not sitting outside, but rather in some post office or warehouse, it may be cold, but probably won't freeze.
priority mail this time of year takes about 2 extra days longer than usual. a thing to remember is that priority mail isn't garunteed 2-3 anymore its just approx 2-3 day delivery. I've been waiting on plants that ususally would be here in 2-3 days are now taking 5 days to get here.
Not sure I would ever risk fish shipping priority, hope they have a DOA garuntee. Epress or UPS/ FEDEx Overnight.
Hopefully the fish are bagged seperately as that will raise there chances.