It doesn't look good for my clam...

Discussion in 'Clams' started by Pdxile, Aug 21, 2014.

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  1. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    You contact the place you got it? They are smart there, might be able to help. And if that was mine id leave in sand. Big boy! Looks good.
     
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  3. Pdxile

    Pdxile Coral Banded Shrimp

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    The elegance is no worse for wear.
    Yes, 6". It will be a hard guy to lose.
     
  4. DSC reef

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    Honestly I think if given some time with low flow it could pull through. Just leave it in the sand bed, don't pull it out yet.
     
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  5. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    I agree with DSC. He is the expert. Leave it be
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Change out your carbon if you can.
     
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  7. Pdxile

    Pdxile Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Good advice from everyone. I did change out the carbon in the reactor today just in case. In a stroke of bad timing, the new aquarium friends I ordered from bluezoo on Monday arrived today, so the lights have been out since noon so they can acclimate. Good or bad for Clam-ity Jane? Could be either way.

    New tankmates are 5 chromis and a Linkia. Cleaner shrimp was DOA.
     
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  9. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    I think of your clam stands a chance, it will need all the light you can give it. It's already receiving less light on the bottom. The fish should be OK since the can take cover in the rocks if need be.
     
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    Pdxile Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Lights will be back on at 10 am pacific time. Hope it greets the clam well. I'll check back in.
     
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    IMO trying to keep its environment stable to the point of what it's used too already will reduce any stress to "jane". Acclimating your new fish shouldn't disturb it. I'm pulling for you ;)
     
  12. Ballgame

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