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Old 10-19-2011, 07:27 PM   #1
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Anyone else love their clam?

Anyone else love their clam.My Derasa has doubled in size in since I got it a few months ago.
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:50 PM   #2
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Thats awesome! I don't have one at the moment but will if this ebay auction works out. You have any others?
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:53 PM   #3
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you know i've never really seen a clam in real life till last week when i went to my LFS and i looked in one of their display reefs. they are alot bigger then i expected, this one was like 8" when i expected them to get to about 3" lol
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Some of these species can get really big. And they suck down calcium like a sponge.
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:23 PM   #5
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Thats awesome! I don't have one at the moment but will if this ebay auction works out. You have any others?
Only the one at the moment,but I want a blue when I can afford.Just got a new light fixture,so I have had to cut back lately to keep peace in the family.LOL
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Some of these species can get really big. And they suck down calcium like a sponge.
My calcium stays basically stable with the every other week PWC with Instant Ocean reef crystals but I do have to dose Alk every other day.I have mixed reef with some SPS,so I think that is part of it.
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what kind of lighting did you get?
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what kind of lighting did you get?
48 inch with 2 x 250 watt MH with four 54 watt T-5 actinic's,LEDs with dimmer switch, and two fans.Had it built by Catalina Aquarium.Fixture comes with 1 year warranty and the two MH ballasts come with a five year warranty,which I really love.
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holy thats a big fixture, what size is your tank?
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you know i've never really seen a clam in real life till last week when i went to my LFS and i looked in one of their display reefs. they are alot bigger then i expected, this one was like 8" when i expected them to get to about 3" lol

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