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Old 06-02-2007, 12:35 PM   #1
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Clam and sand sifting star & snails ?


i plan on buying a a couple of clams for my tank in the future. so im trying to be careful with the snails and stars i buy. i was thinking of a sand sifting star and or sand sifting snails. are these ok with the clams?
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:37 PM   #2
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we has a nass snail and a clam go at it not to long ago on here and i think both lost
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:40 PM   #3
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no problem here but mine sits in a rock
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:42 PM   #4
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we has a nass snail and a clam go at it not to long ago on here and i think both lost
thats not good
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:45 PM   #5
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I think occasionally the snail can wander into the clam. Doesn't happen very often
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let me see if i can dig that thread back up
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Oh! It was disturbing as I recall
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:47 PM   #8
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hmm i might have to issue a warning
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:48 PM   #9
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hmm i might have to issue a warning
all part of nature
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:48 PM   #10
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http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/sh...t=snails+clams

WARNING* Both Snail and Clam where harmed in the making of this thread*
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Old 06-02-2007, 01:21 PM   #11
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i did read through that thread. ok i guess the snail are out.
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Old 06-03-2007, 07:24 AM   #12
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Nassarius snails are welks and will pounce on any critter that is dying. a healthy clam is safe and dying clam is fair game for the Nassarius snails. when clams die they do it super quick, so it is easy to put the blame on whatever critter is in the shell at the time of discovery even though it may have nothing to do with the demise of the clam. i am talking hours here for clam deaths. it may be gaping in the evening and be completely gone by morning.

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yep, snail killed my clam, clam was big and healthy till the snail got in it. actually the snail lived, or atleast would have if he didnt get on ride on a sling shot!!!
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yep, snail killed my clam, clam was big and healthy till the snail got in it. actually the snail lived, or atleast would have if he didnt get on ride on a sling shot!!!

WOW sling shot thats a new one
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