Clams

Carpet Anemone (Stichodactyla gigantea) Care Level:  Expert Only Temperament: Aggressive Waterflow:  Strong Lighting: High Colouring: purple, blue, pink, green Max Size: 2’ Diet: Carnivore Reef Safe: With Caution Minimum Tank Size: 200 Litres Supplements: Iodine, Strontium, Trace Elements Origins:  Indo-Pacific Family: Stichodactylidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12

Squamosa Clam (Tridacna squamosa) Care Level:  Moderate Waterflow:  Medium Lighting: Moderate to High Colouring: Gold, Tan, Cream, Brown Diet: Filter Feeder Reef Safe: Yes Supplements: Calcium, Trace Elements Family: Tridacnidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025  / 72-78° F       Sources of information  

Multicoloured Maxima Clam (Tridacna maxima) Care Level:  Moderate Waterflow:  Medium Lighting: High Colouring: Blue, Green, Gold Diet: Filter Feeder Reef Safe: Yes Supplements: Calcium, Trace Elements Origins:  Cook Islands Family: Tridacnidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025  / 72-78° F One of the most beautiful and most popular of the Tridacna

Gold Maxima Clam (Tridacna maxima) Care Level:  Moderate Waterflow: Low to Medium Lighting: High Placement: Bottom to Middle Colouring: Black, Gold, Brown, Tan Diet: Filter Feeder Reef Safe: Yes Supplements: Calcium, Trace Elements Family: Tridacnidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025  / 72-78° F One of the most beautiful and most popular of the

Thin Bar Derasa Clam (Tridacna derasa) Care Level:  Moderate Waterflow:  Medium Lighting: Moderate Placement: Low to Middle Colouring: blue, tan, white, brown Diet: Filter Feeder Reef Safe: Yes Supplements: Calcium, Trace Elements Family: Tridacnidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    Tridacna Derasa clams are considered to be the easiest

Flame Scallop (Lima scabra) Care Level:  Expert Only Temperament: Peaceful Waterflow:  Medium Lighting: Low Size: 3″ Colouring: White, Red Diet: Filter Feeder Supplements: Calcium,  Magnesium, Strontium, Trace Elements Origins:  Caribbean Family: Limidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  The eye catching Flame Scallop has a bright red mantel with

Tiger Striped Derasa Clam (Tridacna derasa) Care Level:  Moderate Waterflow:  Medium Lighting: Moderate Reef Safe: Yes Placement: Low to Middle Colouring: Tan, blue, white, brown Diet: Filter Feeder Minimum Tank Size: 300 Litres Supplements: Calcium, Trace Elements Family: Tridacnidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  Tridacna Derasa clams are considered

Maxima Clam (Tridacna maxima) Care Level:  Moderate Waterflow:  Medium Lighting: High Placement: Low to Middle Colouring: Blue, Purple, Red Diet: Filter Feeder Minimum Tank Size: 300 Litres Supplements: Calcium, Trace Elements Origins:  Cook Islands, Australia Family: Tridacnidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg

Derasa Clam (Tridacna derasa) Care Level:  Moderate Waterflow:  Medium Lighting: Moderate Placement: Low to Middle Colouring: purple, blue, Orange, green, brown, yellow Diet: Filter Feeder Minimum Tank Size: 300 Litres Supplements: Calcium,  Magnesium, Strontium, Trace Elements Origins:  Cook Islands, Australia Family: Tridacnidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F Tridacna

Crocea Clam (Tridacna crocea) Care Level:  Moderate Waterflow:  Medium Lighting: High Colouring: purple, blue, Orange, green, brown Diet: Filter Feeder Minimum Tank Size: 300 Litres Supplements: Calcium, Trace Elements Origins:  Vietman Family: Tridacnidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025  / 72-78° F