Well The Clams died off with the catastrophic failure that I had. Thank you for that advice I will not buy them again. In the LFS They are when you walk into the tank section bottom aquarium on the right first one in case you wanted to know.
The reason that I had stocked that tank the way I have it is as follows:
The Tire Track Eel
, Raphael cat fish, Pearl Gornamies, and clown Loaches made it through my big screw up. The Eel, Pearl Gornomies and Raphael catfish were impulse buys and the Clown Loaches I had purchased to sift through the subtrait (not knowing how big they get). The gold fish the wife picked out and they sift through the sand a lot also. The Bala Sharks seemed to fit in well and do fine with the community (no real method to them). The Mollies are fish that I like that seem to school well, they also add a lot of color to the tank and the Glass Catfish
were also the wife's picks.
The Ph is floating around a 6.0- 6.2 now and going by the Aquadvisor that is an ok number for the fish (little on the low side for some of them but still within perimeters).
As for the ammonia, I had used chemicals in the tank prior to the big screw up. I am now wondering if any of them may have been an ammonia lock and I am getting a false reading. After the big screw up I drained 96-98% of the water prior to the refill and there still may have been trace amounts of the ammonia reducing chemicals that I was using (I think). The tank has 50ish plants in it, has cycled and has extra filtration (enough for 100 gallons and I took the 10 gallon filter, took out the inserts and keep it with just an ammonia reducer) so I can see it being a l reading and wouldn't understand why it would go up.
I am willing to take any advice I get, I want the best for the fish and don't want to loose anymore. I am steering away from using any more chemicals and looking for an all natural approach to things. If you have any advice to offer, please do. I also found another local pet store (seeing as you are a fellow Jersey Person) Called Monster Pets. They have good prices and a great selection f you wana check em out. They are on the pike right off of Route 130 near Camden/Collignswood.
I want to tank everyone again for their imput I really appriciate it. I am the type of person that would like to learn form others mistakes and not my own. I am open to anythign that anyone has to offer for advice.