Clam Not Looking Good

Discussion in 'Clams' started by Weir_Head, Oct 23, 2012.

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  1. Weir_Head

    Weir_Head Skunk Shrimp

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    A few days ago I noticed that a loose piece of kenya tree somehow made it's way to the area my clam is sitting. It kind of wedged itself under the one side of the clam.
    Then the next day, the clam was almost completely moved, and standing upright kind of.

    So I went in, removed the Kenya, and put the clam back in the spot it was. I'm not sure if it's facing the same way, etc.

    But now it doesn't look so hot. Other than what I just described, everything is the same with the tank.

    It's like it's not coming out all the way, and like it's sunken inside itself.

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    Thanks
     
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  3. Rawdogz

    Rawdogz Torch Coral

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    Clams move around all the time till they find a spot they like, something else is troubling her.

    Check you parm
    What type of lighting do you have
    How old are your bulbs
    what’s your night life CUC
     
  4. FaceOfDeceit

    FaceOfDeceit Hockey Beard

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    Add fish stock to the questions as well.
     
  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Unfortunately that clam looks like a lost cause, sorry.

    Have you checked for Pyramids snails at the base.

    I would also review Pinched Mantle Disease.

    What corals is sitting next to it on the right hand side?
     
  6. Weir_Head

    Weir_Head Skunk Shrimp

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    Sadly it looks worse today...
    My water is fine, I'm fairly diligent with that.
    I'm using the Skyye 92W LED, and like I said, it's been in the tank looking good since March.

    The only coral around it as a Pagoda, but it's not within reach or anything, and it's been there the whole time as well.

    Fish: 2 Black Clowns, 1 Starry Blenny, 1 Red Cardinal

    It was fine until I saw what I originally said happened. I didn't take it out of water or anything, just put it back where it used to be after it moved so much.

    Strange.
    Here it is today... more "sunken in"

    Should I just take it out?

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  7. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
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  9. N00ZE

    N00ZE Eyelash Blennie

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    If you believe its a loss cause I would remove it. IMO.
     
  10. Weir_Head

    Weir_Head Skunk Shrimp

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    Well, I'm not sure it's a lost cause. I guess I don't know enough...
    But it looks that way, huh?

    Wonder what happened. Literally everything was the same until I saw a piece of Kenya kind of wedged under it, and then the clam moved up towards the glass, almost entirely off the flatrock.
    I took the kenya off, and put it back where it was.
     
  11. evolved

    evolved Wrasse Freak

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    When you moved it, is it possible you ripped the foot?
     
  12. N00ZE

    N00ZE Eyelash Blennie

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    +1 observation