random clam death

Discussion in 'Clams' started by Dingo, Jun 10, 2010.

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  1. Dingo

    Dingo Giant Squid

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    what are some possible causes of clam death?

    Three days ago it just decided to close up and then it slowly died :(
    it was a derasa, lighting is fine, water params are fine, and it had no parasites on it.

    my other three clams are doing perfectly fine also

    edit: i got him at about 1.5-2 inches and he made it the whole way to about 4 inches with visible growth and no issues in the shell growth
     
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  3. kcbrad

    kcbrad Giant Squid

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    :( Sorry about your loss Trent.
     
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  4. MoJoe

    MoJoe Dragon Wrasse

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    really sorry, that bites. I've had a few things just up and die for no good reason. You know what you're doing so I doubt it's anything you've done.
     
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  5. benbabcock

    benbabcock Bubble Tip Anemone

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    ok, i know this is probably not the case but i have never once heard of any fish/invert dying of old age! unavoidable and no fault.so i would just like to give that as my reason =). sorry to hear all the same, any loss is heartbreaking.
     
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  6. WhiskyTango

    WhiskyTango Eyelash Blennie

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    Dingo Giant Squid

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  9. reefmonkey

    reefmonkey Giant Squid

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    Sorry for your loss man! :(
     
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  10. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sorry for your loss