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Old 05-19-2012, 12:10 PM   #1
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Clam question

Hat would you guys/gals say is the best place for clam placement ? On a rock or in the sand bed ?
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:15 PM   #2
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I think that is mostly dependent on the type of clam. Some prefer sand, some in the rocks. I think most though prefer to be on the sand.
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I think it also depends on your lighting and the size of the clam. A smaller clam is not going to like super intense lighting but a larger one will. When i had my clam I had him about 3/4 of the way up the rock work. Unfortunately I am stupid sometimes and moved a rock and down he fell, yanking his foot and killing him. So if you put him in the rock make sure he is super secure and nothing can knock him down.
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I have put it in both places. As long as it is in a stable place it should be OK. What kind are you getting or have?
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:52 PM   #5
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I have put it in both places. As long as it is in a stable place it should be OK. What kind are you getting or have?
I forgot to ask the name :-/ maybe you can tell me ^_^
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Looks like a Maxima clam.
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Impossible to tell at that angle, but my guess is an unhappy crocea. Can you take a pic of the sides of the shell?

This may help you determine it's needs.
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Impossible to tell at that angle, but my guess is an unhappy crocea. Can you take a pic of the sides of the shell?

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CcCapt's right, Crocea
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Definitely crocea. Should be up on the rocks and they have high lighting needs.
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