Reef Pods

Discussion in '► Sponsor Request Forum' started by Nur, 11 Apr 2012.

  1. Nur

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  3. Irma

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    Tagging - also would like some
     
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    Maybe we will see something at AquariumExpo2012???? :whistling:
     
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    this has been asked quite a few times and it seems no one wants to bring them in.. Or perhaps they cant be transported or something?
     
  6. Nur

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    yip, and if it is not, there is some time for sponsors to get some info if they can bring it in for us. id doesnt look bad from cost perspective.
     
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    I have been NAGGING...(like just a female can...:005:)...for someone to bring them in...I've PM'ed so many and sent so many Links to direct "Copepod Farms"...and still no-one is bringing them in...would love to see them being Imported...:thumbup:
     
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    I am a definitely a customer if someone brings them in.

    Same with the other small CUC packs.
     
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    bump
     
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    The thing is how well would the ship? I take it that they are bred in the states? Then they would need to airfreight them in I would think....and how much would that cost? so what is the end price of the landed pods and then again how long will they live before they die on the shelves?

    Then what are the legalities of importing what authorites will effectivly sea as "water bugs"..............
     
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    Think we need a local entrepreneur to do this...
     
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    I would also love some. need a pod boost in my tank.
     
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    Ive tried to boost my system with local pods ect but they dont last more than a week. :( Lets hope someone will get them in the country. would be awesome!!
     
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    ive contacted the company i received this reply..

    Nur,

    Greetings. Pleases first check to see if there are any restrictions on the importation of copepods into your country. We can export fairly easily but import regulations need to be identified and addressed. A large order would be best due to ship costs. We are not familiar with the best way to get product to you but there are shipping agents who do this regularly. We were contacted by someone a year ago who imports items from Florida regularly-so it can and does get done.

    Let me know what you find out and we will gather more information on our end

    Thank you

    Regards,
    Erik


    @henkhugo maybe you know some of this info as ML is from the USA?
     
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    Find out who is the Importer who gets it from Florida...:p.. as it's my understanding that we need a Permit to Order this...I done a Thread a while back and was told that it's the same Permit as with Importing Coral...hence I wanted to know then why no one was also getting Copepods...If I order one or 2 Bottles privately, it will be taken by Customs..unless I have the Permit..
     
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    Surely the sponsors can bring these in like any other livestock ????!?!
     
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    THATS the whole point to my Nagging...!!!:005::005:
     
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    from my understanding, its a live culture like special blend? thats why i @HenkHugo
     
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    I love(hate) how sponsors almost never respond in these threads
     
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