Crocea placement

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    I just got a crocea clam, and I am wondering if it would be alright to place it on the sand bed. It in a 55 gallon, with the Aquactinics Tx5, 5 bulb.

    I will post pics when it is fully opened.
     
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    I'd put it on the sand. Some people say they like to be on the rocks, but I think mine like the sand better. At least they act happier on the sand.
     
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    Don't know ahole lot about clams, but in almost all the pics I see they're on the sand.
     
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    Did you place it on a rock first, and let it attach, or did you send it directly on the sand? Also, was that with your T5's?
     
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    Mine is on the rocks. Shaken not stirred. j/k!
     
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    It never attached to the rocks. This was with MH.
     
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    My reason for this post was to see if it would be alright with my T5's?
     
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    Yeah it should be fine with T5s.
     
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    I have mine a little over half way up.I don't like crabs bothering it.Otherwise it would be on the sand bed.
     
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    I have mine in the sand bed, but I cannot tell if the clam is starting to brown a bit. If it starts looking less colorful, move it up on the rocks. That is my plan at least

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    Doc, what kind of lights are you running?
     
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    8 bulb T-5 with individual reflectors. 48inch. 436 Watt

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    One more question, how do you move the clam if it already has attached itself to a peice of live rock?
     
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    Chisel around the rocks.I never could remove one from a rock.They will just not let go.Prying them off may damage and kill the clam.When I bought my clam,I let it attach to a small rock first so it was much easier to move it around.
     
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    reef has the right idea

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    Well, my clam doesn't like where I am putting him, (yes, it's a boy, I checked) he always end up laying on the sand bed. It is full of color and looks healthy. I have tried numerous spots on the rockwork.

    Any ideas?
     
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    um, leave him alone? I gave up a long time ago trying to make my moveable critters stay where I want them to be. If your clam is doing well and lying down, well then, there he will stay. Sorry, no way to reason with an animal with no brain. Shoot, I have been trying with Biff for a long time, and she still won't learn. :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:

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    Muahahahahahahaha.
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    Doc I don't work for anybody

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    Thank you, thank you, thank you :bounce::bounce::bounce:

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