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    Shipping Bags and Deli Cups sizing

    Can anyone give me a rundown of what size bags and deli cups they use for the ball python size ranges? Something like hatchling-200 grams is this size and such. I'm trying to figure out what size bags and deli cups I need for a big range of sizes. I'll be moving to NM in a couple months and plan on packing everyone up as if they're getting shipped into a big cooler to go in the back of my car. Also needing some for shipping hatchlings because I should be breeding this winter.
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    I always just keep a variety of sizes on hand, just so I'm always prepared! I usually buy them from SYR or RE As far as what size to use for what animal, use your best judement! I like mine to have a little bit of room to move around so they aren't shoved in super tightly.
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    8x12 bags (for hatchlings and Juvies) and 12x20 bags (for adults), when I used deli cups (which I don't anymore for BP) I used 6.75 inch (32 oz)


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    Re: Shipping Bags and Deli Cups sizing

    Quote Originally Posted by Deborah View Post
    8x12 bags (for hatchlings and Juvies) and 12x20 bags (for adults), when I used deli cups (which I don't anymore for BP) I used 6.75 inch (32 oz)


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    I use the 32 oz 6.75 containers for hatchling balls at shows but not for shipping. half pint deli cups for hatchling colubrids, 8X12 bags for hatchling balls or subadult colubrids, 12X30 ( I like them a little deeper so I can tie a good knot in them) for most adult colubrids or balls, 16X32 or king size pillow cases for boas/carpet pythons and heavy duty nylon laundry bags for the burms or big boas.

    Also, if you're going to be traveling across country for a long distance and you have a large collection, invest in a bunch of cheap chest coolers at walmart. I know several people who have lost animals to overheating while transporting their collection in the back of a truck or the trunk of a car.
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    Thanks guys! I plan on putting everyone in a large cooler. I only have about 15 snakes to travel with. It'll require an overnight stay which I will have them in the cooler for overnight. I might add a heat pack taped to the lid for overnight when we're at the motel. During the drive they'll be in my backseat and I'll put up sun blockers over the windows and keep it cool in the car with the AC.

    The real pain is going to be the rats and mice. I really don't want a long stinky drive with them in the car. But since it's in August I don't think they'd fair well without the air conditioner.
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