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Thread: asian clams

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    Talking asian clams


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    Ok so today my friend went to a retuntion pond thing behind in our neiborhood and found a ton of asian clams so I convinced him to give me 3 so now I got them in a .5 gallon tank to make sure they don't have any parasites or diseases so does anyone think they will survive? I can see there foot coming out and I little tube thing that they blow water out of.

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    freshwater clams don't typically survive long term in a tank.
    most require cooler waters, and they also are filter feeders and rely on suspended particulate
    in the water column. of course, in an aquarium with a filter they will likely starve.
    you could try setting up a dedicated setup for them, just be aware that their survival rates typically aren't high.

  3. #3

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    Ok would they eat freshwater copepods.

  4. #4

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    I believe they eat whatever they are able to suck into their siphons, so I guess it depends on how big/fast these copepods are?

  5. #5

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    Ok my friend put a litte tank outside with some snails gravel and hornwort plus some clams from today.

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