How much do maxima clams cost?
|023531||Maxima Clam-Blue, 4-5 INCHES, Tahiti * Restriction On Guarantee||$199.99|
|023532||Maxima Clam-Blue, 5-6 INCHES, Tahiti * Restriction On Guarantee||$269.99|
|023533||Maxima Clam-Blue, 6-7 INCHES, Tahiti * Restriction On Guarantee||$299.99|
How fast does maxima clams grow?
.08 to 1.6 inches per year
Even though Maxima’s can grow large, they do it at a much slower rate. On average this clam will only grow . 08 to 1.6 inches per year, rather than the 4″ per year seen with the for-mentioned two big fellows. To reach a 14″ length will take a Maxima clam 50 to 60 years.
How big does a Maxima Clam get?
Maxima Clams are known to live together in great congregations, and they can attain a maximum size of 12″ in the wild.
How long can a Maxima clam live?
Lifespan: 200 years – May live decades in captivity, but can live over 200 years in the wild.
What do you feed maxima clams?
Maxima Clams larger than 2” do not require supplemental feedings, but smaller T. maxima that are less than 2” should be fed a phytoplankton or greenwater supplement several times per week if maintained in a nutrient poor reef aquarium.
How much do saltwater clams cost?
Tahitian Maxima Clams for Saltwater Aquariums, (Tridacna Maxima)
|Approximate Size||1″ to 1-1/4″||1-1/4″ to 2″|
|Grade||First Grade||First Grade|
Are maxima clams hard to keep?
Clams are a beautiful addition to any reef aquarium and they are pretty easy to keep once you have the right lighting, flow and water parameters.
Do maxima clams clean water?
Tridacna clams are also filter feeders and constantly filter the water for small particulates.
What do you feed a Maxima clam?
How big of a tank do you need for a clam?
Clams Need Sufficient Water Volume Some suggest one Freshwater Clam can be kept in small tanks like a 10 gallon aquarium. Small tanks may suffice, but in general, the bigger the tank the better. A 29 gallon aquarium may be a safer choice for one clam.
What is the easiest clams to keep?
Today though the information and technology available make keeping these beautiful specimens a lot easier! The Tridacna Species of clam is the best for saltwater aquariums. Tridacna Squamosa and Tridacna Derasa are the best clams for beginners, requiring lower light & water quality conditions to thrive.
Can you eat maxima clams?
Absolutely they can and are eaten by people in the South Pacific. In fact, consumption pressure is far more likely to have been the cause of wild stock reductions than the aquarium hobby.