Help with my Clam!

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  1. Rabbit

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    hi guys,

    i've moved house , and been keeping my LS in my quarantine tank for about a week now with no lights.

    Over the weekend I found the heater unplugged and my wrassie never made it :(

    I noticed that my clam has been open for most of the day. I've connected the lights this evening hoping that it mite extend itself, and nothing yet

    Species : Squamosa

    How do you tell if its alive ? Should i separate it from the rest of my LS
     
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  3. deadmeat2016

    deadmeat2016 Wouter

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    usually giving it a good sniff is a good test that works with snails, dnno bout clams, where u moved to?
     
  4. Hermanus

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    Is it not responding, opening and closing?
     
  5. Pete

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    Post a pic if you can. and is it responding to any movement close to it.
     
  6. Rabbit

    Rabbit Thread Starter

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    It smells ok, I moved to kuilsriver. This move has taken a hit on my ls :(

    Yes, very slow if I were to push it close

    I'll upload one this evening
     
  7. Rabbit

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    Here is the pic i took lastnight:
    [​IMG]

    If one of you guys could maybe pop in tonight to help it would be much appreciated !
     
  8. Zuna

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    dude my clam that died looked like that
     
  9. pXius

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    looks like it may be separating from the shell, if thats the case its a goner AFAIK.
     
  10. Monti

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    Yeah thats a gonner
     
  11. Pete

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    Hi Rabbit yip sorry to say but your clam did not make it
     
  12. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    condolences....
     
  13. jacoc

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    That Clam is dead...clams rarely smell bad unless the water they in went bad ...
     
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    :( sorry guy...
     
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    this damn cold! Sorry mate
     
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