Yellow tang nipping at derasa clam

Discussion in 'Clams' started by map95003, Aug 16, 2011.

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  1. map95003

    map95003 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    I'm had my clams and fish for about 3 yrs now, recently I noticed my yellow tang nipping at the clams. Doesn't seem to affect the clams too much, they close up and reopen right away but I figure this can't be good long term. Anyone experienced this?

    Due to my busy work schedule, I have cut back on nori on the clip, they only get it on the wknd now, I feet pellets on an auto feeder....not sure if this has anything to do with it.
     
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  3. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    IMOPE, diet played a large part in keeping my pigmy angels from nipping at corals, so I'd say if what you were doing before worked, find a way to go back to that.
     
  4. SAY

    SAY Ocellaris Clown

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    is the tang nipping at the mantle or just eating off the shell?
     
  5. aquamn1999

    aquamn1999 Astrea Snail

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    I found out that clams are expensive fish food for my coral beauty and eibli