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What soaking duration for clams in salt water you never exceed?

I phoned supermarket, and seafood monger said "DON'T soak clams and mussels for same time". She said "you can soak clams overnight, but not mussels". She got no idea why 3/4 ...
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How can I find wire rack/sieve to put clams or mussels on top, in giant bowl?

I found instructions to place clams in a sieve or similar when purging to prevent them from taking up the sand and grit again. This makes a lot of sense, but I don’t have a matching sieve-bowl combo. ...
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Which is the best way to de-grit clams and mussels? Salt, cornmeal, or salt + cornmeal?

What's the most effective way to de-grit clams and mussels? Apparently there are 3 possibilities. Salt only. Cornmeal only. Salt and cornmeal. Has any academic peer reviewed or researched this? ...
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After purge clams 6 time in salt water 20 mins each, why they still exudate much grime? [duplicate]

I'll add my own pic the next time I buy clams, but this Youtube shows my problem. I buy clams at Pusateri and Whole Food Market for a year in Toronto. They sell them on ice, not in running water. ...