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Old 11/28/2017, 06:49 AM   #1
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Clams die without water change

The giant clam is alone in a 6L salt tank with no filtration but with sunlight yet it died. Do they release gametes when this happen to them?


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Old 11/29/2017, 11:00 AM   #2
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Here is some reading on their spawning habit (The answer is no.)http://www.advancedaquarist.com/2009/8/inverts

What made you think that keeping a tricinadia in that condition was a good idea? I only ask because you said "yet it died"


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Old 11/29/2017, 01:39 PM   #3
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The giant clam is alone in a 6L salt tank with no filtration but with sunlight yet it died. Do they release gametes when this happen to them?
and why would you think that keeping a giant clam in 6 liters of water is a good idea, filtered or circulated or not?


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Old 12/06/2017, 06:13 AM   #4
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if the clam was releasing some sort of fleshy or meaty stuff that might have turned black within the day


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Old 12/06/2017, 02:21 PM   #5
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that was necrotic tissue. Part of the dead clam


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Old 12/08/2017, 07:56 AM   #6
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but why are some of the living clams spewing that out?


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Old 12/09/2017, 03:46 PM   #7
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but why are some of the living clams spewing that out?
becouse it is dying. Same what why dying people sometimes vomit blood.


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Old 12/09/2017, 09:48 PM   #8
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that is bad because they are fed with algae-filled sea water but others are totally fine


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Old 12/09/2017, 10:44 PM   #9
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How many clams do you have in the 6L tank? How long have they been in there?


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Old 12/12/2017, 01:01 PM   #10
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If the tank is truly only 6 liters, I'm guessing that none of the clams will be there for very long.


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