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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    My Flame Scallop decided to roost somewhere where I can actually manage to take a picture of it! I sure hope it stays there, but I did tank maintenance today, so I will be surprised if its still there tomorrow morning.

    I've had it 14 months now.
    20gal long planted community

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    My wife wants one of them. Have you found them difficult to keep?

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    Cool pic! Keep us posted.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    thanks guys

    @smaug - they are supposed to be one of the most difficult creatures to keep. Most reefers don't believe they should be sold at all.

    Generally flames die from 9 months to a year in a tank, which is how long it takes for them to slowly starve to death.

    At 14 months, I have done well, but unless I can keep it for at least another 4 months, I won't really believe its still not just slowly starving, as it doesn't seem to be growing at all.
    No one really knows how long they can live in an aquarium. 2 yrs is the best I've heard of.

    What I've done to keep mine as long as I have :
    - feed every other day with microscopic foods (we're talking stuff thats measured in microns) both frozen and dried
    - let it go where it wants. Everyone wants them front and centre where they can be seen and appreciated, but they need to be protected by a shelf of rock, so this may mean you will never see the thing for months at a time.

    I pretty much constantly have a slight scuzz of algae happening in my tank, due to the constant feedings required for it.
    20gal long planted community

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    Great job with the tank

    You know you are doing something right when you can keep a Flame Scallop for over a year
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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