Re: NANFA-- Mussels

John Bongiovanni (
Mon, 02 Sep 2002 10:57:23 -0500

I know nothing about mussels but I do have a couple of very neophyte
1. Does opening the shell kill the mussel? If so...
2. Is there a "treatment" that will relax the animal that will allow
opening of the shell without trauma?

Have you noted the presence of any of the freshwater sponges on your
reef. Those might be kinda cool to watch especially if they are native
to your area.

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