kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more

return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for Bion Terrarium Center
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, Chicks, Quail
Available Now at RodentPro.com!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Chicago Herpetological Society Meeting - Sept. 25, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - Sept. 27, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - Sept. 28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Roanoke - Sept. 28-29, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Macon - Sept. 28-29, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Austin (Taylor) - Sept. 28-29, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Reptiles At The York Expo Center - Sept. 28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 03, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Calusa Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 03, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Ft Myers - Oct. 05, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . 

here are my thoughts


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Herp Shipping Forum ]

Posted by franklin edwards on November 28, 2002 at 13:55:45:

In Reply to: heat packs/ how cold does it get in UPS planes? posted by dancetoday on November 28, 2002 at 10:47:51:

sense beardies like to bask in 110 spot light. I would go ahead and use heat packs. Better safe then sorry in my opinion.

:I've been shipping some beardie babies but it's getting colder now and I need to make a decision about two I'm shipping out tomorrow. The high here (Arkansas) will be 57 and the low 38. I'm shipping to southern Florida so there's no problem there. I have 48 hour heat packs. I've never gotten very good information about UPS about how much time they spend outdoors or in warehouses once they're off the truck. They are good about doing the last pickup here for me, so that isn't the problem. So if they aren't on the truck long here, do you think I need to use a heat pack at all? I don't want them to cook with a heat pack indoors and in southern Florida. But I dont want them sitting in a warehouse somewhere in 38 degrees either. Thanks. -Lucy





Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Herp Shipping Forum ]