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Default Fresh water clams?

I've read somewhere that freshwater clams can be a good addition to an aquarium. Supposedly they have the ability to filter some of your water. One clam apparently has the ability to filter up to 1.5 gallons per hour.
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I've never seen them in shops, but my husband says he's seen them in some large streams around here...Mmmm...I may have to look into that. They're a great idea to keep nitrates down.
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Hmmm.... I've been reading a rather mixed review on freshwater clams and muscles. When I read to much mixed reviews on a subject I usually just decide that it is probably better to air on the conservative side.
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I think it's wise to "err on the side of caution"...that's why I said I will have to check that out...
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Default Re: Fresh water clams?

we brought some home last year from a river we ride 4 wheelers on and swim in. 2 for valeries guppy tank, and taylors empty 1o gallon..valeries just sat there they didnt do anything..taylors on the other hand would somehow hide and move around the tank..i would "harass "them and put them front and center.. next day, or that evening, they had moved in the back of the tank, and buried in the rocks.

i read somewhere, that if they "spawned" the baby clams would get into the gills of the fish..idk if thats true or not.. the guppies and platys were fine with them..maybe it is a warning for larger fish where the clam spores can get to.
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ive seen them for sale online at drsfosterandsmith.com
 


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