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Old 10-24-2011, 09:28 AM   #21
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you know i've never really seen a clam in real life till last week when i went to my LFS and i looked in one of their display reefs. they are alot bigger then i expected, this one was like 8" when i expected them to get to about 3" lol
This clam is in a 500 gallon tank at my lfs. A small dog or large cat could easily fit in it. The tang in the back is probably around 10"

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Old 10-24-2011, 10:13 AM   #22
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Wow that is amazingly cool do u know by chance what kind it is
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Off the top of my head, no. I'm on tdy so it'll be a few weeks before I go back to the states and I'm able to ask him.
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There's a clam at my lfs thats absolutely huge, I think it's about 18 inches long and is hosted by 2 clowns!
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I have a teal and purple croacea (sp?) and a bright blue maxima. I love my clams. Fun to watch when the fish get too close
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Do you have any problems with fish pecking the clams mantle? My dwarf angels were always at my clams and I worried that they were getting hurt, so I sold the clams (the angel fish are/were almost impossible to catch).
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I don't have any Angels in my tank and my fish leave them alone most of the time
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I have a school of canary wrasses that would probably pester a clam to death, even if the angels were caught and moved.
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At one of the LFS's near me, they have two mega-clams that are around two feet long and 15-18" across if not more... They are unbelievable impressive, and housed in a 1,000 gallon coral pool. The place is called Tropicorium, you can see some pics of the coral pools on the site, but not much more.

I would love to get one, but no way a 4-bulb T5HO is gonna be enough at 20" depth.
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At one of the LFS's near me, they have two mega-clams that are around two feet long and 15-18" across if not more... They are unbelievable impressive, and housed in a 1,000 gallon coral pool. The place is called Tropicorium, you can see some pics of the coral pools on the site, but not much more.

I would love to get one, but no way a 4-bulb T5HO is gonna be enough at 20" depth.
Michigan? Tropicorium always has something interesting you know any other good lfs around here?
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