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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-23-2013, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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Shipping Snails cold weater

Hey Guys,
Any one have experience shipping snails to hovering around 25-35 degree weather? I was planning on shipping with a bag with wet paper towel and styrofoam insulation in a small priority box. But not sure if that would work when it's below freezing. The snails are ramshorns and there pretty hardy but not sure about with that weather.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-23-2013, 06:30 PM
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ramshorn are hardy but I don't know how hardy they are when the we paper towel will freeze. Alot will recommend to buy a heat pack by uni heat.

I say try it and find out if they make it. Just put alot of news paper in the void areas of the box to keep it more insulated.
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They should survive without an issue if you use priority mail.

When assasin snails first came out back around 2005, I had them shipped from Germany in February and they all survived. They were shipped in the same exact manner as you described.
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