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Old 04-29-2009, 10:04 AM   #1
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Giant Clams - Downside to them?

I was recently at someones place and saw these beautiful clams they had that were about 8" wide. I definitley want to add these to my tank but wanted to ensure there is no downside to having them? Thanks in advance!
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I dont have any problems with mine. Mine`s about the sive of a volley ball. It`s a squamosa clam. It`s in my images.
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The downside is that they get, well, giant. If you have the space and proper conditions, no downside that I can think of.
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They require a lot of light, don't they? I'd love to get one but I'm pretty sure I'd have to upgrade my lighting first.
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Some of them do require high lighting. My squamosa requires moderate lighting.
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