want to purchase a derasa..can I suppot it?

Discussion in 'Clams' started by AquariumJunkie, Mar 24, 2011.

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  1. AquariumJunkie

    AquariumJunkie Plankton

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    I have a 120 gal. tank with power compacts lighting the tank. Would that be efficent for a dersa clam to sit on the bottom? or should I set it mid-way up on a rock?

    I also have a 20 gal. refug. with power compacts I can set him in if need be but only if I have to...

    any help is greatly appreciated :)
     
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  3. 1.0reef

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    how many watts?
     
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    jonjonwells Great Blue Whale

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    How much PC lighting are we talking about. It is not unheard of people keeping Maximas under PCs, but they have a lot of em.
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Derasa clams are found on the substrate so I am not sure how they would fair in the rockwork. I have always kept them in the sand.

    What is the distance between the fixture and the sand bed approx and watts?
     
  6. AquariumJunkie

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    the distance between the sand bed and lights is about 2'3" (27")