Clam advice

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  1. Toolboysa

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    Hi All

    So Ive had my clam for almost a year now and he is doing well. Think its a Tridacna crocea.

    So when I did my crab hunting this morning at 1am. I saw that his foot had let go of the piece of rock he came with.

    Is this something to worry about or is its way of saying I want to move to somewhere else in this aquarium?
     
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  3. Elrond

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    Toolboysa,

    Asin totally let go? Is the clam still in the same spot?

    I know in the past when I want to remove a clam, I wait for afterdark because the foot detaches (I dont know if this is entirely though) and then it's a simple case of picking them up as opposed to cutting or hurting them.

    -E
     
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    I see he has actually let go of the rock and is reattaching himself to the live rock. He has changed his upright position to a slight angle. Away from the vibration pumps which are not even remotely on him

    Think he going for a walkabout?
     
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