My clam collection from 1990 to present

Discussion in 'Clams' started by stylaster, Feb 27, 2014.

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  1. stylaster

    stylaster Gigas Clam

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    Best things with clams is stable water conditions and decent flow over them. They also appreciate a lil bit of nitrate (5-10ppm) in the water. Once they settle in watch your calcium alk mg they can use it up fast!
    They all appreciate bright light leds or haldies, even t-5 if you keep them near the top. Biggest downfall to them is people moving them around too much. The clam will move to where it likes. If you move them around too much it stresses them and they tend to die.
     
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  3. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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  4. Fernando77

    Fernando77 Astrea Snail

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    Great lookin collection!
     
  5. stylaster

    stylaster Gigas Clam

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    Thank you all glad you enjoyed them
     
  6. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    I just got a baby orange maxima that is looking great. I gotta have you come take some pictures for me! Whats your favorite current clam.
     
  7. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    wow!!! amazing

    I have a fish only tank. Live rock too. Do I need special lights for a clam? Always wanted one
     
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  9. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Yes you need the same type of lighting that will sustain and grow corals.
     
  10. ReefBruh

    ReefBruh Giant Squid

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    Man that is one sick collection of clams. Off the too of your head how many go you have now.
     
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  11. stylaster

    stylaster Gigas Clam

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    at the moment two lol but im building my collection again
     
  12. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    Would LOVE to see the orange clam. Where did you get it?
    Whats a good place to buy clams?