Clam question

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    Can a clam harm a tank of it dies? Does it need to be removed?
     
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    It can cause problems like anything that dies in your tank with a parameter spike. If you see it dead I would take it out. Most of the time the cuc takes care of business before we even notice it's dead.
     
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    Thanks Nick, I'll have my wife check it when she gets home from work. The clam was opening and the slit looked fine when I moved it so hopefully when the lights come on it will be ok. Most of the foot was attached to a piece of rock, but there was also a bit attached to a Turbo Snail shell. So hopefully it will make a comeback.
     
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    Good luck with the clam. I know it is a little trickier in the home reef for clams to recover from foot problems but there is a chance it will. A lot of factors in play. Any way I hope it works out!
     
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    Hey thanks! I hope it works out too. It's my favorite of the two that I have. We shall see how it goes.
     
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