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post #826 of 1213 (permalink) Old 06-17-2013, 02:47 AM
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It is still 2 days transit.for.some reason. I am in sac

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post #827 of 1213 (permalink) Old 06-17-2013, 10:43 AM
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Oh really, good to know, gotta love our postal system.
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Thanks Nick, hopefully someone in New England is looking for a tank full of some quality shrimp. Sorry didn't mean to sound like a creeper, thought I had seen in old threads people picking up. But that was probably before you were as big as you are today so I totally understand. Atleast I will be able to get express shipping speeds for the price of priority.
If you're within the greater Bay Area, it's usually overnight with Priority. Sac, like sbarbee said is still 2 days.

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Don't be a shrimp stalker!

My wife has reservations about all those wacky, obsessive-compulsive shrimp addicts, showing up at our place too. It's all she can do to just put up with me.
I've heard of some people getting their shrimp stolen many times. lol Crazy right?
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I was at my LFS and someone tried walking out with a Big piece of Live WET coral. They scooped it out of the tank and into her purse. They were watching water drip out of her bag. They stopped her and called the police. CORAL!
PS How would you steal shrimp? I assume you don't let people scoop their own? The tank is a little heavy to walk out the door?
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yeah i always go priority cause it takes the same amount of time for priority and express. and all the years of getting fish and shrimp i have only lost 2 shipments using priority. one got lost in the male for over a week in july and the other got cooked by a heat pack.
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I was at my LFS and someone tried walking out with a Big piece of Live WET coral. They scooped it out of the tank and into her purse. They were watching water drip out of her bag. They stopped her and called the police. CORAL!
PS How would you steal shrimp? I assume you don't let people scoop their own? The tank is a little heavy to walk out the door?
Low morality coupled with desperation spawns folks like that. They'll go above and beyond sometimes. All we can do is take preventative measures to avoid those folks.

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yeah i always go priority cause it takes the same amount of time for priority and express. and all the years of getting fish and shrimp i have only lost 2 shipments using priority. one got lost in the male for over a week in july and the other got cooked by a heat pack.
The thing with Priority is that there is no "guarantee" that they package will get there within 2 days. Normally they do, but if for some unforseen reason it doesn't, USPS will not guarantee anything other than it'll get there eventually. With Express you have the option of getting insurance (which is pretty cheap) and also a money back guarantee if they don't meet their promised delivery time.

For high value shrimp orders, I'd prefer using Express just for peoples piece of mind.
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Wanted to share a picture of one of Nicks WR I got from him last year that I think grew up to be a dragon WR. Hope you don't mind me posting Nick seen you say in a post it was your fav shrimp, hope to be getting 15 more TB from u in the next month

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Just came home from lunch and my oldest adult shadow panda I took in from a local keeper passed due to age I thing. She was starting to not move as much and color was fading a bit. I had her for
8 months and the other guy for over a year. Sad as she was huge but 3 weeks ago she dropped a full clutch of 29 or so tb so I have plenty of replacements
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nice gulfcoastguy!
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post #836 of 1213 (permalink) Old 06-17-2013, 09:38 PM
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That's an awesome shrimp, Gulf

My funds look really bleak right now and I don't have gas, so I might have to go with another bag of Turface or Safe T-Sorb instead of Amazonia. Seeing as the CRS are doing well in the 20L right now, I think it's the cheapest option I have at the moment.
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mjbn - just save up and buy. You can always order and they'll ship it too.

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As always, great shots. That bolt is gorgeous, and maybe its just me...but I love the blue cheeks on the BKK
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I am drooling over all these blue shrimp, the blue bolts and blue diamonds especially.
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mjbn - just save up and buy. You can always order and they'll ship it too.

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Blue Bolts
I just had another convo with my girlfriend today and she wanted to go up to SF again soon.. Might as well, I guess. Looks like I gotta find some more stuff to sell

Those blue bolts thooooough.. I WILL have some of those. Eventually Hopefully. lol
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