found live mussel in tank

Discussion in 'Fish Only Tanks, Predator Tanks' started by avikar91, 26 Nov 2014.

  1. avikar91

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    So I found a rock out of place when I look at the rock I find the mussel on it. The mussel was inside another piece of rock but managed to crack its way out, never knew it was still alive. The guy I got this rock from never saw this mussel move in years only stayed inside the rock. Should I be having him in my tank? What to feed him? Anyways here's a pic, sorry for the clowns that photo bombed the pic as they think they are models and go insane when they see the phone near the glass :)

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    Often find mussels in tank, no harm, they just grow and will become food later. They even multiply.
     
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    They are filter feeders...so no need to feed the mussel..it will get it's food from the water... if you eventually have fish like tangs or triggers they will eat the mussel. I would just let it be ... at least it absorbs some of your nutrients...
     
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    Ah thank you :m01:
     
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    pleasure....;)
     
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    very cool!!!!
     
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