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Guys I need some help. I got two sacks of crawfish I need to keep alive till tomorrow. Wife won't let me take the shelves out of the fridge like we used to do in college. What can I do to keep them alive in ice chests? I put ice in the bottom of a 150 qt chest, put down a burlap sack, and then put the sacks on top. They just don't seem very cool. Should I put another layer of burlap and some more ice?
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the ice should do it as for keeping them fresh, most places keep them in a walk in cooler for up to 5 days. just keep some ice on hand and make sure you drain em at least once if the ice melts. And one last thing before you boil just try to walk em to get rid of any deceased. Ice on top wont hurt em as long as you dont crush them.
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Put a 2 x 4 or something to keep the crawfish out of the water that melts. Use ice. wouldn't hurt to open the drain on the 150 quart chest. Lean the chest so the water drains. Keep them cool. Have done it and works pretty good . Keep them cool and wet.
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Just like rebeer said keep them wet and out of the water or they will drown i lost a 1/4 Ice chest of crabs by leave the drain plug in with some ice on top. Now I take the plug out put a wet burlap sack on top with just enough ice to keep the cool
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