Can I have one?

Discussion in 'Clams' started by french4orlife, Jan 18, 2011.

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  1. french4orlife

    french4orlife Spaghetti Worm

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    Well ive been trying to get an answer, but I still haven't a clear yes or no...well i ordered a 72w t5 ho for my 15g, and i will have another 40w of coralife 50/50, bringing me to 112w. Would I be okay with a clam in my tank? I have about 5 lps's and and some mushrooms, and for fish, dwarf fire angel, and a clown
     
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  3. TheSaltwaterGuy

    TheSaltwaterGuy Banned

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    IMO the tank is a little overstocked in fish. how long has your tank been up and running? I'd wait a bit before going into clams
     
  4. french4orlife

    french4orlife Spaghetti Worm

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    There's 2 fish....and a little over a year
     
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    skurious Sailfin Tang

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    its a 15 gallon?
     
  6. french4orlife

    french4orlife Spaghetti Worm

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    Yeppp
     
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    well with the right lights you can go for the clam but a clown and flame angel in a 15? IMO that is pretty small for them
     
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  9. french4orlife

    french4orlife Spaghetti Worm

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    So what type of clam?
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    You have enough lighting for a clam with the T5HO. The angel might take a liking to the clam though.
     
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    french4orlife Spaghetti Worm

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    Is that a good thing?
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I would start with a Derasa at least 2.5 inches in size and see how it does, it will do just fine. They are cheaper and do not require as intense light as the Crocea and Maxima. Just a starter clam to see how it fars with the lighting and chemistry. Also watch to make sure the angel does not nip at it.

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