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ok this my show my ignorance with clams but bear with me.if you wanted to do a clam tank, how would you keep the nitrates up. i have heard that clams feed on the nitrates (whether or not it is truely the nitrates i am hoping to also find this out) in the water column. if there are enough clams how does one keep the nitrates high enough. i would assume turn off any skimming. would you also add a wet dry with bio-balls to help after the tank has become clam populated.

is any of this making any sense.:D

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Ammonium sulfate additions were used in one study, aquaculture effluent in another. Pretty much, anything that provides inorganic nitrogen.
 

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Increased bioload. That simple. Add more corals and fish. Or more nitrates with no bioload increase? Use bioballs.
 
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