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    help squamous clam lighting

    i have a 45 gallon tank with 96 watt 10,000 and 96 atnic and a regular 20 watt pc is that enought light to have a squamous clam???

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    What's the depth? Squamosa clams are fairly tolerant of low light, but they also grow pretty big (if I recall correctly), so 45g may be too small in the long run.
    George
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    Coming Soon: 60g Ocea Cube (24"^3)

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    as mentioned, the lighting should be fine, barring an excessive tank depth. T. squamosa can get large, but you should be fine size-wise for awhile.

    clams appreciate a stable, mature system, and you'll do best if your tank has at least 6 months of maturity under its belt. also, you'll want to keep an eye on your Ca...450-475 ppm is best, but be sure to keep it above 400 ppm.
    Greg

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    my tank is doing good . im planning on getting one and uphgradeing my tank size

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    i bought a squamous clam yesterday

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    Quote Originally Posted by slush View Post
    i bought a squamous clam yesterday
    well....SHOW US! what are ya waiting for?
    Greg

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    okay i will have pics up soon.

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