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Method 2 Heat Pack Usage Installation Instructions Details

1.) After installing the styrofoam liner into the mailer, place a Styrofoam ‘Heat Shield’ approximately ¼” in thickness x the exact width x the height of the interior of the box used, minus 1 inch.
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2.) Here are the gaps where the heat emitted from the heat pack will enter the compartment where the fish etc. will be packed later.
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3.) Here is the packed box, where you can also see the gaps for the heat to enter the fish compartment.
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4.) Loosely, Fold the heat pack along the red line several times to activate the heat pack.
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5.) Fold the heat pack loosely along the red-line in the center and then place it folded in half as shown into the compartment between the heat shield.
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6.) Completed, ready to place the Styrofoam liner lid into box, directly on top of heat pack compartment and live plants, fish, snail, shrimp compartment.
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7.) Ready to be dropped off.
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Method 1 Heat Pack Usage Installation Instructions Details

1.) Loosely, Fold the heat pack back and forth along the red line several times to activate the heat pack.
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2.) Lay the heat pack on top of 2 – Styrofoam ‘Heat Shields’ approximately ¼” in thickness and almost the width of the box used.
Placement of Heat Pack in Styrofoam lined box

3.) Place the red-line facing downward in the center of the gap between the 2 heat shields.
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4.) Completed, ready to place the Styrofoam liner lid on top of the heat pack inside box, directly on top of heat pack.
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Do you have standard package quantities, I’d like to combine purchase items and economize on the shipping cost?

Depending on the package size there are 3 options that are most economical sense.

Padded Flat Rate USPS Priority Mail Envelope will hold 1 pair of adults or 6 fry.

Medium Flat Rate USPS Priority Mail will hold 6 pairs of young adults or 24 fry.

Large Flat Rate USPS Priority Mail 9 pairs of young adults or 36 fry.

Trio of Tiger Endlers Packed in a Heat Sealed Kordon Breather Bag
Kordon Breather Bag Satchels
Styrofoam liner installed within a USPS 6x7x7 Priority Mail Box
Styrofoam Lined USPS Box