will clams change color?

Julio

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Hey GUys,
does anyone know if clams change color like corals do under more intense and higher Kelving scale lighting?
 
One tridacna of mine changed last week from a turqoise blue colour to brown, It looks very healthy. I had it for about one year and I don't know why it happened.
 
when was the last time you changed your bulbs, bronw is a color that will absorb more light so if yoru bulbs have decreased in intensity over time then that will do it, also the higher the K scale i am sure that it will turn back to blue.
 
You got it, a few weeks ago I moved the hqi 20 cm higher and reduced the light duration from 10 to 9 hours.( I was tryng to reduce the algae).

Thank you, my concern is gone,This forums are great!
 
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