Clam as food?

Discussion in 'Octopus Care' started by Chameleon, Oct 28, 2003.

  1. Chameleon

    Chameleon Cuttlefish Registered

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    Seeing that Squiggly loves his live baby clams, could I buy a live little neck clam or cherrystone clam and cut it into little pieces to give to Squiggly?
     
  2. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Don't see why not! Some Octis in the wild can learn to drill thbrough a clam shell around where the adducter muscle holds the valves shut and get themselves a clam meal. It is a learned response tho' they don't seem to have any instinctive knowledge for its (unlike pouncing on crabs!!)

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  3. o.vulgaris

    o.vulgaris Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    I don't see a reason why you can't feed him live clams--ceph's can get around them(they easily can open the shell). :)
     

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