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  • Clam Biology & Culture

    Ever wondered how a clam is cultured? This is some good reading by Aquasearch.

    Source: http://www.aquasearch.net.au/aqua/clamculture.htm

    Clam Lifecycle


    Giant clam ocean nursery exclosure


    Ocean intertidal growout of Tridacna gigas


    Translocations of Giant Clams

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    that, is a lot of clams
    Proud owner of an Elegance Coral "that lived". (It is thriving whith long tentacle tips...purchased in January 2005.) It has white tentacle tips, I beleive this has something to do with ones that will typically live due to the collection site.

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    • #3
      some of those clams are HUGE! i've also heard that clam farmers will take a prize clam (really colorful) and chop it up in a blender and pour the mix into the clam farm. that way, some of the young clams "inherit" the color...

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