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Old 01-24-2006, 11:58 PM   #1
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Clam keeping with 175w metal Halide?

I am setting up a 125gal with 3x175w MH mogul base lights. If I want to keep clams will they do good right on the bottom, on the sand bed. Or will I need to keep them closer to the light sorce up on some LR?
Can they move on their own? will they find their own spot?

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I keep mine on the sand bed in my 120, and they are doing fine. They will eventually find a place they like and attach to it.

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Old 01-25-2006, 10:55 AM   #3
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It really depends on the species you plan to get. Some prefer the substrate while other, like the popular crocea, actually prefer the rock work. Placing a clam under 175s should be no problem if it is set in the rock work.
Some people are like slinkies...they serve no real purpose yet can still bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs!:p
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