Tear on Maxima Mantle?

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  1. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    Hi guys. Saw another thread like this but wanted to ask for mine. Looks like there is a tear in the mantle between intake and outtake.
    If that a tear? and if so what does that mean? Treatable?
    This gold maxima has never really extended its mantle out. Assumed it was because its a baby. Maybe this is why?

    Regular. Right in the middle. Should be obvious

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  3. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Clam is fine. Don't get paranoid about the mantle thinking it's PMD, trust me I've been there. If the mantle is out and it's not gaping it's good. Your clam looks good in the photo.
     
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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    beautiful color, im more of a blue fan myself but that orange is pretty mind blowing. sadly my critters aren't clam compatible
     
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    Ballgame Millepora

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    Thanks guys. Wasn't really paranoid but more about it's care.
    That's new, wasn't there before so wanted to ask.
    I'm partly colorblind, I don't see any orange on it. :-[
     
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    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    It's how the last pic came out, kinda orange. It's a nice looking clam.