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    MizTanks - Reefkeeper
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    Do you spot feed your clam? If so how and what?
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    Tom@HaslettMI - Reefkeeper
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    Some claim that small clams need spot feeding but I don't agree. If you feel you need to feed them then I recommend feeding the whole tank a quality live phytoplankton.

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    I've read a couple of studies on this and they found that just a single fish pooping in the tank is more than enough to feed a clam at any age. I wouldn't worry too much about feeding your clam.

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    MizTanks - Reefkeeper
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    Thanks guys not worried just looking to do the best. She's doing very well-has settled in nicely
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom@HaslettMI View Post
    No.

    Some claim that small clams need spot feeding but I don't agree. If you feel you need to feed them then I recommend feeding the whole tank a quality live phytoplankton.

    Tom
    +1 on the phyto! You need to be really careful spot feeding something that is to big (particle size) will clog the clams gills and then it wont be able to breathe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iyachtuxivm View Post
    +1 on the phyto! You need to be really careful spot feeding something that is to big (particle size) will clog the clams gills and then it wont be able to breathe.
    Great to know! Thanks a bunch.
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    A friend stopped by and commented on the mantel of my clam being so big~is this not normal?
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    I think this is ONE time where bigger IS better. Or, at least, healthier!

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    Sounds like a happy clam!
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