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Old 03-27-2011, 12:23 PM   #1
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How do clams reproduce?

Two times now, the latest this morning, I've noticed a "mini clam" maybe about 1/4" long beside the "big clam". How do they reproduce? Will this work in a tank?

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Most likely it is a hitchhiker and may not even be the same kind. It is hard to get clams to try to spawn in captivity, and as far as I know impossible to raise the offspring in a tank.
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The small one is probably a turkey wing clam. As mentioned above it`s probably a hitchiker broght in with your LR.
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@ Mel, are those beneficial in any way to the tank?

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I love having all that kind of stuff in my tank, natural filter feeders.
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