Fresh LIVE Phyto 8-Species Blend – FREE SHIPPING

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Does this come well insulated. Reason Im asking is because Las Vegas weather is like a furnace right now.

Thanks for your interest. It is fairly will insulated, but to be honest, I can't do as much as I would for an overnight coral shipment without having costs get out of hand. Fortunately, it is a lot hardier than coral. It was pretty hot last week, and I only lost one shipment, so hopefully things will continue to work well.

If it is DOA, I will re-ship at my expense. I really appreciate everyone's support, and having people be happy with good phyto is really more important to me than the money. So, i will make sure everyone is satisfied.

If you would like to try some, I can still hook you up this week, just let me know.

Thanks,
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Does this come well insulated. Reason Im asking is because Las Vegas weather is like a furnace right now.

This stuff ships too insulated imo lol. If it was me I'd ship it in a zip lock bag :p. I feel like Dave spends $12 in supplies out of the $15 he charges. Comes in a sturdy sealed bottle, 3 layers of packing tape, insulating bubble wrap and then a sealed 100mm poly bag. This is then carefully placed in an insulated usps package envelope. Took me about 30 minutes to open it with a knife. Definitely buy with confidence tho.
 
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This stuff ships too insulated imo lol. If it was me I'd ship it in a zip lock bag :p. I feel like Dave spends $12 in supplies out of the $15 he charges. Comes in a sturdy sealed bottle, 3 layers of packing tape, insulating bubble wrap and then a sealed 100mm poly bag. This is then carefully placed in an insulated usps package envelope. Took me about 30 minutes to open it with a knife. Definitely buy with confidence tho.

Thanks! I appreciate the review. I do try to package it well. Sorry for the unpacking hassle ;)
 

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I second what @Digitalfirex said above.

I've bought twice now from dave. Phyto is well packed, and certainly very much alive(had a peek under my scope to confirm). Buy with confidense your getting what your supposed to be getting unlike some other well know vendors. *cough algaebarn *cough*.

Dave certainly has my business as long as he keeps harvesting and shipping. Couldn't be easier then me sending a PM, Dave sending me a paypail invoice, me paying it, then in about 3 days I have a fresh bottle of phyto waiting for me in the mail.
 

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Unless your feeding the "phyto feast live" from reef nutrition, your just adding dead material to your tank.

I've used algaebarn, reef nutrition, and some other brand(forget the name now), and have never seen a much better feeding response and overall healthier tank then about a week after starting with Daves live blend.

Even after a month and a half in my fridge(ordered way more then I needed the first go round), under a microscope some was still alive. Just need to shake the bottle daily to get the "sludge" off the bottom of the container.
 
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Thanks for your interest. It is fairly will insulated, but to be honest, I can't do as much as I would for an overnight coral shipment without having costs get out of hand. Fortunately, it is a lot hardier than coral. It was pretty hot last week, and I only lost one shipment, so hopefully things will continue to work well.

If it is DOA, I will re-ship at my expense. I really appreciate everyone's support, and having people be happy with good phyto is really more important to me than the money. So, i will make sure everyone is satisfied.

If you would like to try some, I can still hook you up this week, just let me know.

Thanks,
Yah. I'd like to give it a shot. Lmk how to purchase
 
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All of the orders are shipped. Everyone should have received an email with a tracking number. Please let me know if there are any problems.

TAKING ORDERS FOR NEXT WEEK. Harvest on Monday, ship on Tuesday. Sizes and prices are in the first post.
 
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