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How do you know when razor clams are bad?

Asked: Pat Campeau, Last Updated:

How do you know when razor clams are bad? A common trait of bad clams is an unpleasant smell. The most important thing to watch for with live hard shelled clams is that they are indeed alive. Clams shells should be closed, or able to close.

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    The Atlantic croaker's diet includes shrimp, crabs, and detritus (dead and decomposing plant and animal matter). Atlantic croaker can live up to eight years. Their predators include striped bass, shark, spotted seatrout, other croakers, and humans.

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    Wait until both the ammonia and nitrite levels have risen and then fallen to zero before adding more fish. It usually take about 3-6 weeks for a new aquarium to go through the initial Nitrogen cycle, so fish should be added only a few per week during this time.

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