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Old 06/26/2018, 03:48 AM   #1
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Clam torn

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Im new to clams and mine seems to have a part of it "torn", please see pics at the right side of the clam, Im not sure if its okay or its bad ??


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Old 06/26/2018, 07:03 AM   #2
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Can you circle or put an arrow on the pic as to what you are referring to as torn? I see the intake siphon but the tear isn't jumping out at me.

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Old 06/26/2018, 11:33 AM   #3
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New pic added.


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Old 06/26/2018, 11:42 AM   #4
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Through the torn I can see inside which seems to be the shell side which have nothing.


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Old 06/26/2018, 11:51 AM   #5
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Ya, I think that is your intake siphon. Does it look similar to the attached?

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Old 06/26/2018, 02:07 PM   #6
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Yes very similar, so there is no issue there right ?


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Old 06/26/2018, 02:16 PM   #7
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Correct. Your clam is simply smiling at you.


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Old 06/26/2018, 02:18 PM   #8
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Allright thanks for answering.


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Old 06/27/2018, 10:16 AM   #9
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yes, that is an intake siphon.

do you have the clam on its side on the bottom of the tank? that looks like a crocea clam. they need to be high up in the rockwork with the mantel facing up, close to the lights. they require an absurd about of light energy, and will likely die if left deep in the tank on its side.


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