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Old 04-08-2015, 02:07 AM   #1
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Dirty tank water with oysters: Before and After.


Found this interesting picture on Reddit's front page.

Two tanks with dirty water, one is filled with oysters and the other is left untouched.



I suddenly got a craving for some delicious oysters, the dirtier the better.
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Old 04-08-2015, 02:26 AM   #2
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Any idea if any of the Oysters are alive ?
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Old 04-08-2015, 10:33 AM   #3
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Any idea if any of the Oysters are alive ?
Yes oysters are filter feeders and thats why the water is so clear.
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Old 04-08-2015, 10:53 AM   #4
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Keh62gUde00

Fresh water clams in a sump
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Old 04-08-2015, 01:18 PM   #5
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That's pretty cool, but is it difficult to keep those clams alive? You could have a mess n your hands if they died.
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Old 04-08-2015, 03:04 PM   #6
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That's actually a very cool idea!
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Old 04-08-2015, 03:07 PM   #7
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I have heard that they stay under the substrate and you have no idea if they are alive or dead until you smell them. Perhaps in a sump it could work, if you can monitor them.
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They need a constant supply of food in the water column to keep a live. It'll be hard to do in a tank. When one of them dies, it'll foul up the tank
Ever kept mystery snails?
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I figured they were alive, but it looks kind of weird because it also looks like there are some empty shells in the tank.
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Fish store? Grocery store? Where did you get them? One clam is around 4 dollers at a fish store. That's a lot of clams for clams.
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Fish store? Grocery store? Where did you get them? One clam is around 4 dollers at a fish store. That's a lot of clams for clams.
I don't think you'll get freshwater clams at the grocery store.
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Old 04-09-2015, 02:57 PM   #12
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Fish store? Grocery store? Where did you get them? One clam is around 4 dollers at a fish store. That's a lot of clams for clams.
Online too like aquabid.
yes, lots of clams for clams.
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