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    Kuli, you won't believe this story,

    Today I went to my LFS to pick up some more LR for my display, and while I was picking through the rocks I was thinking about your clam...and then I look and I see a rock that looks like a huge clam. It is the classic clam shape and it had a seem running all the way around. So I buy the rock for $3 and race home and put it in my tank. At first I thought maybe I was wrong, and it was just a rock, but about half an hour later, it started to open up and I took this pic.

    I don't know if anyone can ID it, but I would sure like to know what it is.



    My bumblebee snail was nice enough to pose on top of it, so you can get a size comparison. It weighed 3/4 of a lb.
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    The latest peice i bought looks like a clam too!


    But its just a rock :(


    That is an AMAZING coincidence though!
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    i have a good feeling that it might be a dead barnancle. if you can get a closer shot, it would be much easier to ID

    EDIT:

    Oooops, my bad. just seen it. i thought that the arrow was pointing to the dead barnacle on top. it doesn't look like a clam - more like an oyster. While diving at racha yai in phuket, those clams were in all of the rock structures. I highly doubt that the rock collectors could seperate the clam from the interior of the rock
    Last edited by unleashed; 07-25-2007 at 05:56 AM.

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    Are you looking at the right thing?

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    would an oyster be reef safe????
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    when i looked at the 'organism' a second time, then i saw the mouth pointed out in pic 2 - hence why i edited the post :)

    As far as your second question goes - i wouldn't have a clue. I know that there are tropical oysters. wouldn't know if they were reef safe though

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    Lol, what color is it inside? Mine is red with white stripes inside were it don't want to open up, only a slit will open and he makes it look like he is sucking in water so I guess he is feeding.

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